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Sholem Aleichem 1859-1916

Works: 3,359 works in 6,775 publications in 18 languages and 60,419 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Librettos  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  History  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree, Other, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Librettist, Editor, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Translator
Classifications: PJ5129.R2, 839.0933
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Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

81 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,798 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
Tevye the dairyman ; and The railroad stories by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

157 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 1,674 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 : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[National Theatre], Harold Prince presents Zero Mostel in "Fiddler On the Roof," a new musical based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, with Maria Karnilova, Beatrice Arthur, Joanna Merlin, Austin Pendleton, Bert Convy, Julia Migenes, Michael Granger, Joseph Sullivan, Tanya Everett, Joe Ponazecki, Zvee Scooler, Gluck Sandor, entire production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, settings by Boris Aronson, costumes by Patricia Ziprodt, lighting by Jean Rosenthal, orchestrations by Don Walker, musical direction & vocal arrangements by Milton Greene, dance music arranged by Betty Walberg, production stage manager, Ruth Mitchell
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers wonder how much money they will receive from their relatives for Hanukkah
Old country tales by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-six tales, dealing with people of the Old World who inhabited the Jewish Pale or Settlement in Old Russia." --
The adventures of Menahem-Mendl by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 735 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!)
When the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah tale by Erica Silverman( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish boy living in Russia learns a lesson from the village chickens at the time of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year
Fiddler on the roof : the original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bloody hoax by Šolom-Alejchem( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first English translation (by Aliza Shevrin) of Aleichem's (1859-1916) Yiddish novel about two college students--Hersh, a Jew, and Grigory, a Russian--who trade places so that Grigory can find out for himself what it is like to be a Jew in anti-Semitic Russia. The plot thickens when Grigory is accused of the ritual murder of a Gentile boy. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Stories and satires by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A creator of stories and satires, novels and plays, monologues and children's tales, fantasies and sketches, Sholom Aleichem endeared himself to the public with his shrewd, loving, and accurate portrayals of the speech, manners, and foibles of the Eastern European Jew
Inside Kasrilevke by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains the stories Dos Naye Kasrilevke, Kasrilevke nisrofim, Kasrilevke Moshav Z'kenim, translated from the Yiddish by Isidore Goldstick."
Wandering stars by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 542 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
Holiday tales of Sholom Aleichem by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Mottel, the cantor's son by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nightingale, or, The saga of Yosele Solovey the cantor by Shalom Rabinowitz( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 448 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."
Nineteen to the dozen : monologues and bits and bobs of other things by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

19 editions published between 1921 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 372 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
Robert X. Rodríguez by Robert Xavier Rodríguez( )

2 editions published in 2004 in Multiple languages and English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiddler on the roof : original motion picture soundtrack recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 339 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
Yiddish stories of two worlds( Visual )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of excerpts from Sholom Aleichem's Tevye's Daughters from Modern Child, and Yuri Suhl's Citizenship from And With Such A Beard
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
When the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah tale
Fiddler on the roofThe adventures of Menahem-MendlWhen the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah taleStories and satiresWandering starsAdventures of Mottel, the cantor's sonNineteen to the dozen : monologues and bits and bobs of other things
Alternative Names
Alechem, Scholem

Áléchem, Solem

Aleichem, Cholem

Aleichem, Scholem

Aleichem, Scholom

Aleichem, Shalom

Aleichem, Sholam

aleichem, sholem

Aleichem, Sholem, 1859-1916

Aleichem, Sholom

Aleichen, Sholom

Aleikhem, Cholem

Alejchem, Sholem

Alejchem, Sholem Jakov

Alejchem, Šolom

Alejchem, Szolem

Alejĥem, Ŝalom

`Alekhem, Shalom-

ʻAlekhem, Shalom-, 1859-1916

Aleykhem, Sholem

Chalom Aleihem

Chalom Aleikhem

Cholem, Aleichem

Cholem Aleichem, 1859-1916

Cholem Aleihem

Cholem, Aleikhem

Rabinovič, Šālōm

Rabinovič, Šālōm, 1859-1916

Rabinovich, Cholem Naumovich

Rabinovitch, Chalom

Rabinovitch, Cholom

Rabinovitch, Cholom Jacob

Rabinovitch, Shalom

Rabinovitch, Solomon

Rabinovitch, Solomon, 1859-1916

Rabinovits, Shalom

Rabinovits, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinovitsh, Sholem

Rabinovitsh, Sholem, 1859-1916

Rabinovitz, Shalom

Rabinovitz, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinowicz, Šalôm

Rabinowitch, Solomon

Rabinowitch, Solomon, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Shalom

Rabinowitz, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yakov

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yakov, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Solomon

Rabinowitz, Solomon, 1859-1916

Şalom Alehem

Șalom Alehem, 1859-1916

Ŝalom Alejĥem

Šalôm ʿAlêḵem

Šalŵm ʿAlekem

Šalwm ʿaleykem

Scholem Alechem

Scholem Alechem, 1859-1916

Scholem Aleichem

Scholem, Alei'hem

Scholem Alei'hem, 1859-1916

Scholem Aleijem

Scholem Aleijem, 1859-1916


Scholem-Alejchem, 1859-1916

Scholom Aleichem


Shalom Aleichem, 1859-1916

Shalom Alejchem

Shalom Alekem

Shalom Alekem, 1859-1916


Shalom-ʻAlekhem, 1859-1916

Shalom Aleychem, 1859-1916

Shalom Aleykhem

Shalom Aleykhem, 1859-1916

Sholam Aleichem

Sholem, Aleichem

Sholem Aleijem, 1859-1916

Sholem, Aleikhem

Sholem Aleikhem, 1859-1916

Sholem, Alejchem

Sholem Aleychem, 1859-1916


Sholem-Aleykhem, 1859-1916

Sholom-Aleæikhem, 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichem

Sholom Aleichem, 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichen


Sholom-Aleĭkhem, 1859-1916

Sholom Aleykhem

Sholom Aleykhem, 1859-1916


Ślwm ʿlykm

Solem Áléchem

Šolem ʿaleykem



Szo±em A±ejchem, 1859-1916

Szołem Ałejchem

Szołem Ałejchem, 1859-1916

Рабинович, Соломон Наумович

Рабинович, Шо́лом Но́хумович


Шолом-Алейхем, 1859-1916


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גארקי, מ.

רבינוביץ, שלום, 1859-1916


שאלעם אלייכעם

שאלעם־אלייכעם, 1859-1916

שאלעם־אליכם, 1859-1916


שאלעם עלייכם, 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

‏שלום עליכם,‏ ‏9581־6191.

שלום עליכםת 1859-1916

שלום שליכם

アレイヒェム, ショーロム

アレイヘム, シャロム

アレイヘム, ショレム