Although written from a child’s perspective, this is not a kids book but a series of funny, poignant, and sometimes disturbing stories about life in a late 19th-century Russian-Jewish village — the world of my grandparents. Sholem Rabinovich was born in Pereiaslav, Ukraine and later immigrated to New York. His short stories about Tevye and his daughters were freely adapted into the musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Rabinovich’s will contained the following injunction:
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Jewish Children by Sholem Aliechem
Very interesting to both sociological, phychological & historical study. It gives a clear idea of how life for a young man is still the same dispite the modern technological age we are in.