Shlemiel the first

Shlemiel the First can refer to:

* A short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, part of a series of stories about a fool named "Shlemiel"

* "Shlemiel the First" (play) - a theatrical adaptation of stories by Singer set to klezmer music

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