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  • Peretz’s tales of caring inspire actor

    By Tom Tugend

    September 7, 2011 | 12:20 pm

    Sholem Aleichem and Isaac Leib (I.L.) Peretz died almost a century ago, but the works of the two giants of Yiddish literature live on in film and on stage.

    Last month saw the release of the documentary film “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness,” and this week the play “The...