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in honor of Sholem Aleichem, Montreal, Canada, May 17, 2007

Yiddish Café: An Evening in Honour of Sholem Aleichem at the JPL

Yiddish Café: An Evening in Honour of Sholem Aleichem on Thursday, May 17, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. at the Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal. To respect the great Yiddish writer’s final wishes, a group of talented Montrealers offers a humourous program of stories and songs in Yiddish and English, with introductions in English, in a café-style setting. Includes audio-visual presentation and refreshments. Sponsored by Shelley Solomon and the Yetta Feldman Chmiel Endowment. Cost $7 for JPL members and students, $12 others. Call 514-345-2627 ext. 3006 for tickets and information.

The Jewish Public Library, founded in Montreal in 1914, is committed to encouraging and promoting the Yiddish language, culture and literature, by collecting and preserving Yiddish materials, and by presenting a variety of cultural events.

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