Sholem Aleichem, translated by Aliza Shevrin author biography, plus links to books by Sholem Aleichem, translated by Aliza Shevrin.

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Sholem Aleichem, translated by Aliza Shevrin

Sholem Aleichem is the pen name of Sholem Rabinovitch (1859–1916), the most beloved writer in Yiddish literature. Born in Russia, he fled the pogroms and immigrated to New York in 1905. His funeral procession was witnessed by 100,000 mourners.

Aliza Shevrin is the foremost translator of Sholem Aleichem, having translated eight other volumes of his fiction.

This biography was last updated on 02/05/2009.

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