Zero Mostel

'Miracle Of Miracles:' A Party To Celebrate Fiddler's 50th

06/13/2014
Jewish Week Online Columnist
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Jerome Robbins first discovered the shtetl when he was six years old. He was born on the Lower East Side, home of immigrants from Eastern Europe. His father took him to Poland to see where his Rabinowitz family came from.

Chaim Topol, Sheldon Harnick and Mike Burstyn celebrate “Fiddler on the Roof.” Tim Boxer/JW

'Fiddler’ Author Joseph Stein Dies

10/26/2010

(JTA) -- Joseph Stein, who won a Tony Award for writing "Fiddler on the Roof," has died.

Stein died Sunday in Manhattan after fracturing his skull in a fall. He was 98.

Stein was the author of more than a dozen Broadway musicals, but is most well known for Fiddler, which won nine Tony Awards in 1965, including Stein's Best Author of a Musical.

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