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Sholem Aleichem 1859-1916

Works: 3,988 works in 7,712 publications in 19 languages and 61,280 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Short stories  Musical films  Film adaptations  Librettos  Juvenile works  History  Original cast recordings  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Lyricist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Librettist, Editor, Contributor, Performer, Translator
Classifications: PJ5129.R2, 839.0933
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Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

87 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,843 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 )

165 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 1,615 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 )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical
Tevye's daughters by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 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 Jerry Bock( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 941 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 791 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 )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tales, dealing with people of the Old World who inhabited the Jewish Pale or Settlement in Old Russia
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 747 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
The adventures of Menahem-Mendl by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 729 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!)
The bloody hoax by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 671 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 )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 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
Fiddler on the roof : the original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Kasrilevke by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wandering stars by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 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 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 452 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 )

17 editions published between 1921 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 363 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 : original motion picture soundtrack recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 344 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
Fiddler on the roof : from the Broadway musical Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( Recording )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
When the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah tale
Tevye's daughtersFiddler on the roofWhen the chickens went on strike : a Rosh Hashanah taleThe adventures of Menahem-MendlStories and satiresWandering starsAdventures of Mottel, the cantor's sonNineteen to the dozen : monologues and bits and bobs of other things
Alternative Names
Alaykhem, Shalom, 1859-1916

Alechem S.

Alechem , Salom

Alechem, Schalom 1859-1916

Alechem Scholem

Alechem , Shalom

Áléchem, Solem

Alechem, Szulem.

Aleichem, Cholem.

Aleichem, Cholem 1859-1916

Aleichem, Scholem

Aleichem, Scholom

Aleichem, Shalom

Aleichem, Sholam

aleichem, sholem

Aleichem, Sholem 1859-1916

Aleichem Sholm

Aleichem , Sholom

Aleichem, Sholom, 1859-1916

Aleichem, Sholom pseud

Aleichem, Sjolem

Aleichem Šolem

Aleichen, Sholom

Aleihhem, Šolom.

Aléijem, Shólem 1859-1916

Aleikhem , Cholem

Alejchem pseud

Alejchem Schalom

Alejchem, Schalom, pseud.

Alejchem, Scholem.

Alejchem, Scholem, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Sholem

Alejchem, Sholem Jakov

Alejchem, Sjolom

Alejchem Šolem

Alejchem, Šolem, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Šolom

Alejchem, Šolom, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Szolem.

Alejchem, Szolem, 1859-1916

Alejchem, Szolom.

Alejĥem, Ŝalom

Alejhem, Šolom.

ʻAlekhem, Shalom

ʿAlekhem, Shalom, 1859-1916

Aleykhem , Sholem

Chalom Aleihem

Chalom Aleikhem

Cholem, Aleichem

Cholem Aleichem 1859-1916

Cholem Aleihem

Cholem, Aleikhem

Cholem Aleikhem écrivain américain

Cholem Aleikhem écrivain de langue yiddish qui a vécu en Ukraine et aux Etats Unis

Elikhm, Shlum

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

Mekler, D. L.

Rabbinowitz S.

Rabinavičius J.

Rabinovič Š.

Rabinovič Š. 1859-1916

Rabinovič, Šālōm

Rabinovič, Šālōm, 1859-1916

Rabinovič , Shalom

Rabinovič, Šolom, 1859-1916

*Rabinovič , Šolom Nohumovič

Rabinovich, Cholem Naumovich

Rabinovich Sholom

Rabinovich, Sholom, 1859-1916

Rabinovici, Salom, 1859-1916

Rabinovičius Šolomas

Rabinovitch, Chalom

Rabinovitch, Cholom

Rabinovitch, Cholom Jacob

Rabinovitch, Shalom

Rabinovitch, Shalom Yakov, 1859-1916

Rabinovitch, Sholem Yakov, 1859-1916

Rabinovitch, Solomon

Rabinovitch, Solomon, 1859-1916

Rabinovitj, Schalom, 1859-1916

Rabinovits, Shalom

Rabinovits, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinovitš, Šolem.

Rabinovitsh, Sholem

Rabinovitsh, Sholem, 1859-1916

Rabinovitz, Shalom

Rabinovitz, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinovitz, Sholem Yakov, 1859-1916

Rabinowicz, S.

Rabinowicz, Šalôm

Rabinowicz, Solomon.

Rabinowitch Shalom

Rabinowitch, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinowitch, Solomon

Rabinowitch, Solomon, 1859-1916

Rabinowitsch, Solomon J.

Rabinowitz, Schilem, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Scholem

Rabinowitz , Shalom

Rabinowitz, Shalom, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yakov

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yakov, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholem Yarov, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Sholom, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Solomon

Rabinowitz, Solomon, 1859-1916

Rabinowitz, Solomon Yakov

Š. Alejchem.

Salom Alechem

Șalom Alehem

Şalom Alehem 1859-1916

Șalom Alehem scriitor și dramaturg evreu de limba idiș, care a activat în Ucraina si S.U.A.

Šalom Aleihem

Šalom, Alejchem.


Šalôm ʿAlêḵem

Šalom ʾAleḵem, 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

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

Scholom Aleichem

Scialom Alechem


Shalom Aleichem 1859-1916

Shalom Aleihem

Shalom Alejchem

Shalom Alekem

Shalom Alekem 1859-1916


Shalom-ʻAlekhem 1859-1916

Shalom Aleychem 1859-1916

Shalom Aleykhem

Shalom Aleykhem 1859-1916

Shalom Eleikhem 1859-1916

Shalom Rabinowitz 1859-1916

Sholam Aleichem

Sholem Alechem 1859-1916


Sholem-Aleichem 1859-1916

Sholem Aleichem scrittore e drammaturgo ebreo di lingua yiddish che a vissuto in Ucraina e negli Stati Uniti

Sholem Aleichem scrittore statunitense

Sholem Aleichem Yiddish author and playwright

Sholem Aleijem

Sholem Aleijem 1859-1916


Sholem Aleikhem 1859-1916

Sholem, Alejchem

Sholem Aleychem, 1859-1916


Sholem-Aleykhem 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichem.

Sholom Aleichem 1859-1916

Sholom Aleichem Amerikaans auteur

Sholom Aleichen

Sholom Aleijem

Sholom Aleijem 1859-1916


Sholom-Aleĭkhem 1859-1916

Sholom Aleykhem

Sholom Aleykhem 1859-1916

Shoramu Areihemu

Sjolem Aleichem

Sjolem Aleichem, 1859-1916

Sjolom Alejchem, 1859-1916


Ślwm ʿlykm

Sólem Aléchem

Šolem Alehem

Šolem Aleichem.

Šōlem-Aleichem 1859-1916

Šolem Aleihhem.

Šolem Alejchem.

Šolem Alejchem 1859-1916

Šolem Alejhem

Šōlem ʿAlēḵem, 1859-1916

Šolem ʿaleykem

Šolems Aleihems

Šolom Aleichem

Šolom Aleichemas


Šolom Alejchem 1859-1916

Šolom Alejchem židovský spisovatel



Şolom Aleyxem


Sulem Aleichem




Szolem, A.



Szołem Ałejchem 1859-1916

Szolem Alejchem żydowski pisarz

Szolem, Rabinowicz.

Szolom Alejchem.

Szolom Alejhem.


Алейхем, Шолом

Рабинович, Соломон Наумович

Рабинович, Шолом

Рабинович Шолом Нохумович

Рабинович, Шолом Нохумович, 1859-1916

Робинович, Шолома



Шолем Алейхем 1859-1916

Шолем Алехем


Шолом-Алейхем 1859-1916

Шолом-Алейхем еврейский писатель

Шолом-Алейхем український, єврейський письменник


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אלייכעמ, שאלעמ.

גארקי, מ.

רבינוביץ, שלום

רבינוביץ, שלום, 1859-1916

רבינוביץ, שלום בן מנחם נחום


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 1856-1916

שלום-עליכם (1859-1916)

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שלום עליכם מגדולי הסופרים ביידיש

שלום עליכםת 1859-1916

שלום ראבינאוויטש

שלום שליכם

رابينوڤيتس، شالوم

ربينوڤيتس، شالوم

شالوم اليخيم

شالوم عليخم

شولوم علیخم


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, ショラム

エイメ, マルセル


ラビノヴィッチ, シャロム