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Theodore Bikel, an Entertainment Giant, Dies at 91

The Austrian-American folk singer, union activist, and actor, is perhaps best known for playing Tevye the Dairyman more than 2,000 times

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A New Take on ‘The Rothschilds’

Adaptation of the 1970 musical to premiere Off-Broadway in October

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From Teen Chronicler of Yiddish Curses to Global Fame: Sholem Aleichem’s Multitudes

Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar

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Google Palestine Hacked; Hamptons Eruv Fight

Plus Russian Jews for Jesus in Brighton Beach, and more in the news

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Moscow Goes Kosher

The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore

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The Librettist’s Granddaughter

Celebrating the man who made Tevye sing

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A Milkman in Winter

After 42 years, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ star Topol is still stuck in Anatevka