This Day in Jewish History A Yiddish Writer Who Ruffled Jews' Feathers Is Born

Sholem Asch, the Polish-born Yiddish novelist, ran afoul of Jewish sensibilities with his writings on Christianity.

November 1, 1880, is the birthdate of Sholem Asch, the Polish-born Yiddish novelist whose books were best-sellers in their day, but who ran afoul of Jewish...