What underlies the humor of Shalom Aleichem?

By |2017-11-17T05:58:27-07:00November 17th, 2017|Thoughts|

  Shalom Aleichem is the pen name of the famous writer Solomon Rabinowitz, who wrote hundreds of humorous tales in Yiddish, and became one of the three most famous early Yiddish writers, along with Mendele Mocher Seforim and Yitzchak Leib Peretz. He was the only one of the three who wrote in a humorous vein. [...]