After Anatevka: Tevye in Palestine.

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After Anatevka: Tevye in Palestine

Mitchell G. Bard


4900 LaCross Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406

9781481907132, $13.99, 380 pp.,

Synopsis: Set in Palestine when Jews were attempting to establish the state of Israel against strong Arab opposition, Tevye, the milkman character from "Fiddler On The Roof", has moved his three youngest daughters (the older ones remaining with their husbands in Russia and America) from his small village in Russia to an Israeli kibbutz. What follows is 380 page novel which proves to be a welcome and extraordinary continuation of Tevye's experiences with strong minded daughters, complex relations with his fellow Jews, and dealing with his Arab neighbors for good and for ill.


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