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Win a FREE copy of The Jewish Body

Thursday, April 02, 2009 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

In each issue of Schocken Books’ e-newsletter (sign up here), Lauren Helman (the new Schocken books expert) will ask readers about a holiday custom. The first five people to email her the correct answer will receive a FREE copy of THE JEWISH BODY.

This month’s installment:

Sholem Aleichem, best known as the “Jewish Mark Twain”, is the author of TEVYE THE DAIRYMAN, the collection of stories that inspired what Broadway musical?

Send your answer by e-mail to Lauren Helman at

‘Jewish Mark Twain’ Shines In ‘Wandering Stars’

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Robert Siegel interviews the translator of Sholem Aleichem’s Wandering Stars on NPR. Click here to check it out.