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Episode 5: Chava
Return to Sholem Aleichem’s original character, Tevye the Dairyman, in this, one of the best-known works in the Yiddish repertoire.
Episode 4: Envy; or, Yiddish in America
Ozick offers her brilliant and controversial impression of the once-thriving American Yiddish literary scene.
Episode 3: Without Jews
Glatstein makes God responsible—for Jewish survival.
Episode 2: Nerves
Delving into the brooding Russian underside of the Second Aliyah.