THE NAME of Ahmed Ould Teguedi, the ambassador of Mauritania, has already been removed from the Foreign Ministry's Diplomatic list.
150TH BIRTHDAY OF SHALOM ALEICHEM MARKED BY EVENTS IN UKRAINE, ISRAEL AND NEW YORK
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Limmud FSU will kick off the "Year of Sholem Aleichem" in Israel at a center devoted to the Yiddish writer and Yiddish culture.
“He adored us,” Bel Kaufman says of her grandfather, Sholom Aleichem, right. As the two would walk together holding hands, he would say, “The harder you hold my hand, the better I write!”
Carrying a cake and translations of Sholem Aleichem's works, about 50 young activists from the Jewish community of Kiev, Ukraine celebrated the famous Yiddish writer's 150th birthday in his hometown of Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky on Monday.