Tevye the Dairyman
by Sholem Aleichem
Tevye the Dairyman Resources
A bunch of scholars talking about Sholem Aleichem's works. Always good to see if Shmoop's perspective checks out, nu?
Movie or TV Productions
The movie version of the hit Broadway musical. Do not watch this as a substitute because the plot, and the tone, and the point, and everything else about it is way, way different. Really, it's just a movie about people who have similar names. But hey, the music is awesome.
A totally creepy title for a totally cool biography of Sholem Aleichem, along with some historical context and legacy info.
Some translated excerpts of the Russian Constitution of 1906. Check out that thing about the tsar being pretty much God.
An article by the main leader of the Russian Revolution about how stupid it was that the government was basically sponsoring the pogrom. Boy, was he an idealist… and boy did he sure stop being one.
Quotations from Sholem Aleichem, interspersed with cartoons and random images to make things funny.
A little bit of his voice, and you get a sense of what the original Yiddish sounds like! It's a win-win.
Sholem Aleichem totally looks like your most fun relative in this famous picture.
Painting by Maurycy Minkowski from 1906.