Sholem Aleichem was one of the greatest humorists yiddish literature and his work became the basis for the musical "Fiddler on the Roof". This year marks the 100th anniversay of his book Wandering Stars
, a love story set in the world of Yiddish Thaeter. Tony Kushner
joins us along with translator Aliza Shervrin
to talk about the book and Aleichem's legacy.
The Forward will be hosting "Tevyeday" at Symphony Space.
It will be a celebrity-studded reading in Yiddish and English of Sholom Aleichem's novel "Wandering Stars" and a 150th birthday party for him!
Thursday March 19th
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
Tickets info available here