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04.01.2013 | | Posted at 12:20 PM
By David Luhrssen
  Sholem Aleichem wrote stories by the bushel, but is best known for one set of characters, the milkman Tevye and his family in a small Russian-Jewish village in the late 19th century. Tevye found his way from the written page and into film and onto the stage, took up singing on Broadway and found his way back into movies in Fiddler on the Roof (1971). Although torn from their ancie...

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