I teach Jewish literature to non-Jews. That statement may not seem very remarkable; after all, I also teach Victorian literature to non-Victorians and nineteenth-century literature to students born in the late twentieth century.
Sholem Aleichem was the most popular Yiddish writer. His books were in seemingly every Jewish home—and many of them were collected by the Yiddish Book Center. Learn about our rich collection of materials by and about Sholem Aleichem