Posts Tagged ‘ fiddler ’

2014: The Year “Fiddler” Turns 50

January 1, 2014
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fiddler on the roof

Was there ever a real-life shtetl as joyful, as funny, as musical and, ultimately, as heartbreaking as Anatevka? Probably not. But after five decades, “our little village” in Fiddler on the Roof still embodies what many American Jews imagine Jewish life was like in the Old Country. Fiddler managed to create an almost-perfect formula…

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A Surprising New History of “Fiddler on the Roof”

December 9, 2013
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wonder-of-wonder

Maybe you first heard Tevye break into song when you watched Fiddler on the Roof on VHS in your…

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The Temptations Do “Fiddler on the Roof”

July 17, 2013
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the-temptations

You’ve heard “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and you might even know half the lyrics, but you’ve probably never heard…

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Fiddler on the Roof, Soviet Émigré-Style

June 6, 2013
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cosmos

Nadia Kalman’s The Cosmopolitans gives us a Tevye for the…

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A Punk Fiddler

January 28, 2013
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matchmaker

“In our little village of Anatevka, you might…

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The Yiddish Godfather

July 5, 2011
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the yiddish godfather

Sholem Aleichem was one of the first authors to…

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Worf Is Jewish

March 17, 2011
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worf is jewish

Star Trek: The Next Generation was the second iteration…

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God Save the President

February 21, 2011
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God Save the president

The townsfolk from Fiddler on the Roof  had a…

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Straight from the Ghetto

January 5, 2011
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straight from the ghetto

“A bird may love a fish, but where…

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The Bible in Stereo

October 14, 2010
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the bible in stereo

Samuel L. Jackson, the actor from Pulp Fiction and Snakes on…

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