From Teen Chronicler of Yiddish Curses to Global Fame: Sholem Aleichem’s Multitudes

Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar

Sholem Aleichem Created Tevye—and the Modern American Jewish Sense of Tradition

In an excerpt from Nextbook Press’s new biography, the Yiddish master’s funeral at Carnegie Hall begins to shape a legacy

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Medieval Times

The Last Great Yiddish Poet

Nextbook and Tablet authors remember Avrom Sutzkever

A Hasid Among Us

As Natalie Portman makes her screen debut in ultra-Orthodox garb, we scan film history for her antecedents

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