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Jewish Children (Yudishe Kinder)

Gelesen von Adrian Praetzellis

(4,519 Sterne; 26 Bewertungen)

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 (1859-1916) 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: "Let my name be recalled with laughter or not at all." His translator, Hannah Berman, was Irish of Lithuanian descent. (7 hr 36 min)

Chapters

A page from the Song of Songs

17:58

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Passover in a Village

22:39

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Elijah the Phophet

9:21

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Getzel

19:23

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

A Lost L’Ag Beomer

13:04

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Murderers

19:41

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Three Little Heads

15:12

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Greens for Shevuous

17:09

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Another page from the Song of Songs

17:09

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

A Pity for the Living

11:31

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

The Tabernacle (The Sukkah)

21:55

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

The Dead Citron

20:09

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Isshur the Beadle

22:25

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Boaz the Teacher

18:25

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

The Spinning Top

41:44

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Esther

15:56

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

The Pocket-Knife

43:45

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

On the Fiddle

57:14

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

This Night

51:25

Read by Adrian Praetzellis

Bewertungen

Jewish Children.

(5 Sterne)

I wish I could give ten stars each, both to the author and the reader. Thank you!

Sholem Aleichem stories - yes!

(5 Sterne)

Outstanding reading of these first person tales of an eastern European Jewish village. Funny, poignant, sometimes disturbing, and exceedingly atmospheric. Thank you librivox.org! (The BookWorm, Manchester, UK)

Jewish childhood come alive!

(5 Sterne)

An account of the childhood of a Jewish child brought alive with detailed descriptions of the characters living in his village. The reader Adrian deserves more than complements, he speaks from the soul of the child. Thanks for such heartfelt and beautiful rendering of this old book, the voice shrinks time and space, bringing me right into the country life without electronics, yet seemingly so full because of the closeness of the villagers.

Brilliant and Rich

(5 Sterne)

And so well read. Took a bit to get into, but that's like so many books

Delightful and Rich

(5 Sterne)

These short tales are touching, funny and sad. Expertly delivered by Adrian Praetzellis.

(4,5 Sterne)

Adrian is so attuned to every author. He’s my go to reader.

(5 Sterne)

beautiful book. movingly and brilliantly read !

(4,5 Sterne)

A great book, very well narrated.