Tevye’s Secret

Tevye is Sholem Aleichem’s most beloved character and the Tevye stories his most widely acclaimed literary works.  A good deal of their reputation today derives, of course, from the popularity of “Fiddler on Roof,” the American Broadway and Hollywood bowdlerizations of those stories, which critics and scholars understandably differentiate sharply from Sholem Aleichem’s literary creation.  … Continue reading Tevye’s Secret