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Sholem Aleichem 1859-1916

Works: 2,597 works in 6,468 publications in 18 languages and 56,487 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Motion picture music  Musical settings  Short stories  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Originator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Lyricist, Honoree, Author of introduction, Performer, Translator
Classifications: PJ5129.R2, 839.0933
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The old country by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

165 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty short stories about the difficulties of a peasant who tries to marry off his children
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

56 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
Fiddler on the roof original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Tevye the dairyman and the railroad stories by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

278 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of a milkman and his daughters and a salesman's encounters with fellow Jews while riding the train
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( Book )

48 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the full text and complete lyrics of the popular musical
The adventures of Menahem-Mendl by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

136 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Yiddish classic, a luftmentsh (innocent optimist) shlimazl from the shtetl of Kasrilevka tries to succeed in business (he should live so long) in the big-city world of Yehupetz (also known as Kiev). Told in the form of letters exchanged with his dear wife and modest helpmeet Sheine, with vitriolic postscript commentary from his shviger mother-in-law (feh!)
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers wonder how much money they will receive from their relatives for Hanukkah
When the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah tale by Erica Silverman( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish boy living in Russia learns a lesson from the village chickens at the time of Rosh ha-Shanah, the Jewish New Year
The bloody hoax by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om jder og kristne i det frrevolutionre Rusland
Wandering stars by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the publication of "Wandering Stars"--Aleichem's sprawling love story set in the colorful world of the Yiddish theater--this literary classic is presented in a vibrant new translation
Adventures of Mottel, the cantor's son by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nightingale, or, The saga of Yosele Solovey the cantor by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the young son of a shtetl cantor, a boy whose strikingly beautiful singing voice earned him the nickname "The Nightingale."
Ale ṿerḳ fun Sholem Aleykhem by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

82 editions published between 1918 and 2000 in Yiddish and Hebrew and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen to the dozen : monologues and bits and bobs of other things by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

27 editions published between 1921 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of amusing Yiddish stories on such topics as marriage, matchmaking, doctors, rabbis and authority. They were written early this century
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six plays of the Yiddish theatre by Isaac Goldberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENTS.- D. Pinski: Abigail, Forgotten souls.- S.J. Rabinowitsch: She must marry a doctor.- S. Ash: Winter, The sinner.- P. Hirschbein: In the dark
Wandering star by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

5 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of songs by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's tender love for the daughter of his brother, a girl his age. Shimek's shyness is so acute he can only communicate his heart by noting the ways of nature and quoting from the biblical "Song of Songs." First English translation of an illustrated 1910 novel evoking the lost world of Eastern European Jewry
Robert X. Rodríguez by Robert Xavier Rodrguez( )

2 editions published in 2004 in Multiple languages and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marienbad by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

40 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not a novel but an entanglement [farpluntenish] between two cities: Warsaw and Marienbad, told through 36 letters, 14 love notes and 46 telegrams."--Original title page
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When the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah tale
Alternative Names
Alechem , Salom

Alechem, Schalom, 1859-1916

Alechem, Scholem 1859-1916

Alechem , Shalom

Aleichem, Cholem

Aleichem Cholem 1859-1916

Aleichem Scholem 1859-1916

Aleichem Scholom 1859-1916

Aleichem, Shalom

Aleichem , Sholem

Aleichem, Sholem 1859-1916

Aleichem , Sholom

Aleichem Sholom 1859-1916

Aleichem, Sholom, pseud

Aleichem, Sjolem

Aleihems, Šoloms, 1859-1916

Aleijem, Sholem 1859-1916

Aleikhem Chalom 1859-1916

Aleikhem, Cholem

Aleikhem Shalom 1859-1916

Alejchem, Schalom 1859-1916

Alejchem, Scholem

Alejchem, Scholem 1859-1916

Alejchem, Shalom 1859-1916

Alejchem, Sjolom

Alejchem, Šolem, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Šolom, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Szolem.

Alejchem, Szolem, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Szolom.

*Alejhem , Šolom

ʿAlḵem, Šạlm

ʻAlekhem, Shalom

ʿAlekhem, Shalom-, 1859-1916

Alekhem, Sholem 1859-1916

ʿAleykem Šalwm 1859-1916

Aleykhem , Sholem

Aleykhem, Sholem 1859-1916

Chalom Aleihem

Chalom Aleikhem

Cholem, Aleichem

Cholem Aleichem 1859-1916

Cholem Aleihem

Cholem, Aleikhem

Cholem Aleikhem 1859-1916

Cholem Aleikhem crivain amricain

Elikhm, Shlum

Hsiao-Lo-Mu A-Lai-Han-Mu

Rabbinowitz, Schalom 1859-1916

Rabiniwitz, Solomon J., 1859-1916

Rabinovič, Šalom

Rabinovič, Šālōm 1859-1916

Rabinovic, Salon 1859-1916

Rabinovič Šalwm 1859-1916

Rabinovič , Shalom

Rabinovič, Šolom, 1859-1916

Rabinovič, Solom N. 1859-1916

Rabinovič, Šolom Nochumovič

Rabinovič, Solom Nochumovič 1859-1916

*Rabinovič , Šolom Nohumovič

Rabinovič Šolom Nohumovič 1859-1916

Rabinovic-Tajc, Josef

Rabinovich, Cholem Naumovich

Rabinovici, Salom 1859-1916

Rabinovitch, Chalom

Rabinovitch, Cholom

Rabinovitch, Cholom Jacob

Rabinovitch, Shalom

Rabinovitch Shelomoh 1859-1916

Rabinovitch Sholem 1859-1916

Rabinovitch Sholem Yakov 1859-1916

Rabinovitch, Solomon

Rabinovitch Solomon 1859-1916

Rabinovitch Solomon Jacob 1859-1916

Rabinovitj, Schalom, 1859-1916

Rabinovits, Shalom

Rabinovits Shalom 1859-1916

Rabinovitsh, Sholem

Rabinovitsh Sholem 1859-1916

Rabinovitz, Shalom

Rabinovitz Shalom 1859-1916

Rabinowbicz Šalom 1859-1916

Rabinowicz, S.

Rabinowicz, Šalm

Rabinowicz, Solomon.

Rabinowitch, Solomon

Rabinowitch Solomon 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Šālōm 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Salomo 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Schalom 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Scholem 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Solomon J.

Rabinowitsch, Solomon J. 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Scholem

Rabinowitz , Shalom

Rabinowitz Shalom 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholem, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yakov

Rabinowitz Sholem Yakov 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholom, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz Solomon 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Solomon Yakov

Rabiynwbiyṣ Šalwm 1859-1916

Š. Alejchem.

Salom Alechem

Șalom Alehem

Šalom, Alejchem.

Śalom' Alejchem' 1859-1916

Šalom Alejhem

Šalom Alejhem 1859-1916

Šạlm ʿAlḵem

Šālm Alḵem 1859-1916

Šalŵm ʿAlekem

Šalwm ʿaleykem

Šalwm ʿAleyḵem, 1859-1916

Schalom Alechem, 1859-1916

Schalom Aleichem, 1859-1916

Schalom Aleijem

Schalom Alejcham, 1859-1916

Scholem Alechem

Scholem Alechem 1859-1916

Scholem, Aleichem 1859-1916

Scholem, Alei'hem

Scholem Alei'hem 1859-1916

Scholem Aleijem

Scholem Aleijem 1859-1916


Scholem-Alejchem 1859-1916

Scholem Alejchem jiddischer Schriftsteller

Scholoms Aleichems, 1859-1916

Scialom Alechem


Shalom Aleichem 1859-1916

Shalom Aleihem

Shalom Aleikhem 1859-1916

Shalom Alekem

Shalom Alekem 1859-1916

Shalom Alekhem.

Shalom-ʿAlekhem, 1859-1916

Shalom Aleychem, 1859-1916

Shalom Aleykhem

Shalom Aleykhem 1859-1916

Shalom Eleikhem, 1859-1916

Shalom Rabinowitz, 1859-1916

Sholem Alechem, 1859-1916

Sholem, Aleichem

Sholem-Aleichem, 1859-1916

Sholem Aleichem scrittore statunitense

Sholem Aleichem Yiddish author and playwright

Sholem Aleijem

Sholem Aleijem 1859-1916

Sholem, Aleikhem

Sholem Aleikhem 1859-1916

Sholem, Alejchem

Sholem Alejchem 1859-1916


Sholem-Aleykhem 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichem.

Sholom Aleichem 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichem Amerikaans auteur

Sholom Aleijem


Sholom-Aleĭkhem, 1859-1916

Sholom Aleykhem, 1859-1916

Shoramu Areihemu

Sjolem Aleichem


Ślwm ʿlykm

Slem Alchem

Šolem Alehem

Šolem Aleichem

Šōlem-Aleichem, 1859-1916

Šolem Alejchem.

Šolem Alejchem, 1859-1916

Šolem ʿaleykem

Šolem Aleyḵem 1859-1916

Šolems Aleihems

Šolom Aleichem


Šolom-Alejchem 1859-1916

Šolom Alejchem židovsk spisovatel


Šolom Alejhem 1859-1916


Şolom Aleyxem


Sulem Aleichem


Szolem, A.


Szołem Ałejchem 1859-1916

Szolem Alejchem żydowski pisarz

Szolem, Rabinowicz.

Szolom Alejchem.

Szolom Alejchem 1859-1916

Szolom Alejhem.


Рабинович, Соломон Наумович

Рабинович, Шо́лом Но́хумович

Рабинович Шолом Нохумович 1859-1916


Шолем Алейхем 1859-1916

Шолем Алехем


Шолом-Алейхем, 1859-1916

Шолом-Алейхем еврейский писатель

Шолом-Алейхем український, єврейський письменник


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גארקי, מ.

עליכם שלום 1859-1916

ראבינאוויטש שלום 1859-1916

ראבינאוויץ שלום 1859-1916

רבינוביץ, שלום

רבינוביץ שלום 1859-1916

רבינוביץ, שלום בן מנחם נחום

'רבינוביץ 'שלום נחומוביץ 1859-1916


שאלעם אלייכעם

שאלעם־אלייכעם, 1859-1916

שאלעם־אליכם, 1859-1916


שאלעם עלייכם, 1859-1916

שאלעמ-אלייכעמ 1859-1916

שאָלעמ־אלײכעמ, 1859-1916

שולם עליכם, 1859-1916

שלום אליכם

שלום אליכם, 1859-1916

שלום, עליכם

שלום עליכם, 1856-1916

שלום-עליכם 1859-1916

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שלום עליכםת 1859-1916

שלום שליכם

رابينوڤيتس، شالوم

ربينوڤيتس، شالوم

شالوم اليخيم

شالوم عليخم

شولوم علیخم


アレイヘム, ショラム

エイメ, マルセル


ラビノヴィッチ, シャロム


Tevye the dairyman and the railroad storiesFiddler on the roofThe adventures of Menahem-MendlWhen the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah taleWandering starsAdventures of Mottel, the cantor's sonNineteen to the dozen : monologues and bits and bobs of other thingsFiddler on the roofThe song of songs