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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Tevye Leaves for the Land of Israel, pp. 97-116, Lekh-Lekho, pp. 116-131 Summary

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Tevye Leaves for the Land of Israel, pp. 97-116, Lekh-Lekho, pp. 116-131 Summary

In Tevye Leaves for the Land of Israel, Teyve's wife Golde has died, and his daughter Beilke is taking care of him. Tevye runs into Efrayim the Matchmaker in Boiberik, and Efrayim offers a rich contractor named Podhotzur as a match for Tevye's daughter Beilke. Beilke is an obedient daughter and agrees to marry the older man Podhotzur, though she really does not like him. The couple marries and goes on their honeymoon, but around Hanukah time, Tevye is summoned to visit the Podhotzur home in Yehupetz. Tevye thinks he will get a good job from Podhotzur, but barely gets into the door of the lavish mansion. There Podhotzur suggests that he leave for America, and Tevye agrees to go to Palestine. Tevye then gets...

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