13 Famous Quotes By Sholem Aleichem On Stories, Dreams And Life
Sholem Aleichem was a renowned Yiddish novelist, essayist, and playwright and was one of the popular authors of early 20th century. He was inclined towards writing since an early age and completed writing the Jewish version of ‘Robinson Crusoe’ at the age of 15. He started his professional career as a reporter for a local weekly where he published some articles on Jewish Education. This motivated him to write his first Yiddish novel titled ‘Tsvey Shteyner (Two Stones)’ which was a mild success. He further published his first feuilletonist sequence titled ‘Di ibergekhapte briv af der post (Letters Intercepted at the Post Office)’ which was followed by various other successful series including one of his notable series titled ‘Stempenyu’. He shifted to New York and wrote children stories and holiday narratives. During his final years, he wrote some of his most respected novels like ‘‘Der mabl (The Deluge)’ and ‘Blonzhende shtern (Wandering Stars)’. His significant contributions to the literary world brought him various awards including the most renowned ‘Noble Prize for Literature’. Following is a compilation of most noteworthy quotations and sayings by the acclaimed playwright which have been extracted from the vast sea of his work. Go through the thoughts and quotes by Sholem Aleichem that will give you a fair idea of Jewish life and language.