Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sholem Aleichem (March 2, 1859 - May 13, 1916) was the pen name of Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical Fiddler on the Roof, based on his stories about Tevye the Milkman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich (Salomon Nochem Vevik) was born in 1859 into a Hasidic family in Pereyaslav and grew up in the nearby shtetl (small town with a large Jewish population) of Voronko, in the Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire (now in the Kiev Oblast of central Ukraine). His father, Menachem-Nukhem Rabinovich, was a rich merchant at that more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Typpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613644500X
  • 9786136445007