5: Autobiographical novel excerpt, Sholem Aleichem’s "Back from the Fair: Descriptions of Life," 1915, Yiddish with translation.


Source: Source: Sholem Aleichem, Funem yarid: lebns-bashraybungen (Back from the Fair: Descriptions of Life) (New York: Nyu-yorker arbeter ring- mitlshul [New York Workmen’s Circle High School], 1940), 35-36, trans. Michael Yashinsky, 2016. Yiddish original digitized by the Yiddish Book Center as part of its Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library, accessed December 10, 2015, https://archive.org/details/nybc210436.