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Forgotten novel by Sholom Aleichem published in English for first time

Sholom Aleichem, the pen name of Shalom Rabinowitz (1859-1916), was a masterful storyteller whose keen eye, wit and humor earned him the reputation as the Jewish Mark Twain.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
07/10/2021

'Fiddler' international cast sing 'Sabbath Prayer' in 9 languages - watch

Fiddler on the Roof's release comes amid the long-anticipated reopening of Broadway theaters in New York, bringing the world's preeminent musical theatres back to life from hiatus.

‘Tevye in New York’ envisions the ‘Fiddler’ hero’s life beyond Anatevka

The one-man play titled “Tevye in New York,” reimagining the beloved Sholem Aleichem character, is opening its world premiere — in Beverly Hills, of all places.

By TOM TUGEND/JTA
24/06/2021
ZERO MOSTEL in Fiddler

In Flo Milli’s new single, samples of Zero Mostel’s ‘If I Were a Rich Man’

The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Tamia Monique Carter and is not Jewish, uses the chorus of the Zero Mostel recording of the song.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
16/01/2021
A SCENE from the Beit Hillel Theater Workshop’s production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’

‘Fiddler’ star on life after COVID-19: ‘I’m not really sure how I’m doing’

Danny Burstein, known for his Tony Award-nominated role as Tevye in the most recent Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” has detailed his struggles.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
13/08/2020

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ – What traditions are we passing down?

I feel there is a piece of Yenta, the dedicated matchmaker, in each of us as it doesn’t matter what our religious level is, we have a strong pull to set people up, almost as if it is part of our DNA.

By DEVORAH KUR
23/07/2020
‘Tevye the Dairyman’ played by Chaim Topol in the popular 1971 film, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

We simply do not need another ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

The team putting 'Fiddler' together sounds stellar. Tommy Kail (of 'Hamilton' fame) and Steven Levenson (who wrote 'Dear Evan Hansen') are on board.

By A.R. VISHNY/JTA
08/07/2020
ZERO MOSTEL in Fiddler

'Fiddler on the Roof' staged every day since 60s, COVID-19 ended that

The current North American tour of “Fiddler” was halted on March 13, a day before Broadway went dark.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
17/06/2020

Plan for 'Fiddler on the Roof' movie remake ignites passions

A large cohort feels that a remake of Fiddler was unnecessary at best and sacrilege at worst.

‘Tevye the Dairyman’ played by Chaim Topol in the popular 1971 film, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

There’s going to be a new ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ movie

MGM will produce a remake of the iconic 1964 musical about the struggles and joys of Jewish life in the fictional Eastern European shtetl of Anatevka.

By BEN SALES/JTA
29/05/2020
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