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Ruth Wisse in Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

2011 NR

Discover the man behind the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" in this biography of Sholem Aleichem. Vintage photographs, film clips and interviews with historians reveal Aleichem's world and how he parlayed turmoil into a new Jewish cultural identity.