Aleichem


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Aleichem

Sholom, real name Solomon Rabinowitz. 1859--1916, US Jewish writer, born in Russia. His works include Tevye the Milkman, which was adapted for the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof
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Growing up, Myerson learned about this kind of activism first hand, helping out on the picket lines at the Sholom Aleichem Co-Op when, in 1932, the entire building struck in solidarity with tenants who had been evicted for falling behind in rent in the depths of the Depression.
Maurice Samuel, The World of Sholom Aleichem (New York: Knopf, 1943).
See for example, "Jewish Education Publication News, 1955," Box 6, Folder 215, Records of Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute: Camp Boiberik, YIVO.
Maurice Samuel was the first person to translate into English the work of so many Yiddish writers: Sholom Aleichem, Sholem Asch, Y.
The following year, Lifshitz and Robeson performed together in Moscow to commemorate the centennial of the birth of Sholem Aleichem, as part of "a relatively large number of Yiddish concerts" the government sponsored that year.
The first, "Searching for Sholem Aleichem," begins as a comic turn on academe, until it takes a turn toward rueful fantasy at the gravesite of the Yiddish master, Sholem Aleichem himself.
58) The spiritually anemic middle-class American Jews who were responsible for the travesty of Sholem Aleichem called Fiddler on the Roof were compounding their guilt for losing touch with their past by indulging in unearned nostalgia.
More than anyone else, Sholem Aleichem captured the Jewish exilic condition, the cruel irony of being God's chosen people in autocratic Russia, where economic modernization was not accompanied by Jewish emancipation.
The Jewish Federation's sixth annual festival presents eight new films related to the Jewish experience, March 8-16, in a week that also welcomes actor Theodore Bikel in connection with the Southwest Florida premiere of his new documentary Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem.
This is the tradition of people such as Salomon Maimon, Heinrich Heine, Rahel Varnhagen, Frank Kafka, Sholom Aleichem, and even Charlie Chaplin--the conscious pariahs who "did not think it worth while to change their humane attitude and their natural insight into reality for the narrowness of caste spirit or the essential unreality of financial transactions" ("We Refugees" 66).
So many Jewish stories, such as those by Sholem Aleichem, are sepia-toned.
Kaufman, the granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.