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Polish-born Yiddish author who described Jewish life in the antisemitic Ukraine. He wrote Kiddush ha-Shem, one of the earliest books in modern Yiddish literature.
He was educated in Kutno, Poland in his younger years. He later moved to Wloclawek, where he supported himself by serving as a letter writer for illiterate townspeople.
His 1907 drama, God of Vengeance, was performed on Broadway and resulted in the arrest of the entire cast on obscenity charges.
How did Sholem Asch die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||November 1, 1880|
|Death date||June 10, 1957|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision."Sholem Asch
"Writing comes more easily if you have something to say."Sholem Asch
"The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!"Sholem Asch
"The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity."Sholem Asch