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Jewish Actor Fyvush Finkel, 93, Passes Away

Famed Jewish actor Philip 'Fyvush' Finkel was born in Brownsville, NY. He brought to life several characters in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'

Yiddish Theater Triumphs Again at Museum of City of NY

Yiddish Theater returns to New York in a one-of-a-kind exhibit that runs through July 31.

Stephen Colbert Sings ‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker’ with Broadway Neighbors on CBS Late Show [video]

Stephen Colbert makes a child happy by singing 'Fiddler on the Roof' with the Broadway cast on his CBS Late Show.

Farewell to Jewish Actor, Singer Theodore Bikel, 91

Iconic Jewish folk singer and actor Theodore Bikel, 91, has passed away in Los Angeles.

Tevye the Milkman Wins Israel Prize

Chaim Topol, has been awarded the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement.

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Thirty-Two: A Letter From America

          One late afternoon when Tevye returned to his tent after a back-breaking day in the winery, a letter was...

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Thirty: Waters of Eden

What was a man, Tevye thought, that one moment he could be so filled with power and seemingly invincible force, and the next moment a motionless pile of flesh?

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Eight: Waiting for the Baron

When word arrived that Baron Edmond Rothschild was coming for a visit, with none other than the famous Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the colony turned into a frantic beehive of activity.

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Six: Tevye Takes a Wife

  Both of Elisha's two grown daughters were golden-skinned, beautiful, devoutly religious, and nearly half Tevye's age. The eldest daughter, Carmel, was naturally the...

When Tevye Healed the Muktar’s Daughter

An excerpt from this week's chapter of Tevye in the Promised Land.

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Five: Tevye Cures the Muktar’s Daughter

     On the arranged date, the Jews set out to survey the land which their Arab neighbors wanted to sell. The Muktar Abdulla...

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Four: Morasha

The Jewish Colony Association had chosen the mountainous location not for its suitability as farmland, but because of its price. When more and more...

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Three: A New Kind of Jew

All of Tevye's life, it seemed like he was always saying good-bye. Back in the old country, what now seemed like lifetimes ago, his...

I’m Not Such a Bad Guy After All!

The novel, Tevye in the Promised Land, won the Israel Ministry of Education Award for Creativity and Jewish Culture.

Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Two: A Visit to the Yeshiva

 Not only was Tevye's family going to be together, they were going to be rich! The Baron's gift of 5000 francs would make...

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