South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica HISTORIC MILESTONE AS YIDDISH ACADEMY IS FORMALLY CONSTITUTED IN JOHANNESBURG #southafrica


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Sixty years after the formation of the now defunct Yiddish Kultur Federatzye
in Johannesburg, the Yiddish Academy which has been in existence as a
project for 4 years was formally constituted at an Inaugural General Meeting
on Monday 8th May 2006 in Johannesburg.

The following Office Bearers were elected

Aron Ehrlich (son of writer Hyman Ehrlich A'H) Chairman
Eli Goldstein (Co-Chair)
Cedric Ginsberg (Vice Chairman)
Luba Janet (Treasurer)
Pearl Kaplan (Secretary)
Mona Berman (daughter of writer Rachmiel Feldman A'H) - Cultural Affairs
Coordinator
Tamar Olswang (Music Coordinator)
Helen Heldenmuth (Events Coordinator)
Matthew Krouse (Library Coordinator)
Veronica Belling (Cape Town Coordinator and Consultant Librarian)

Eli Goldstein
Johannesburg

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