Soviet Honors Jewish Theater on Anniversary
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Soviet Honors Jewish Theater on Anniversary

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Solomon Mikhoels, art director of the Moscow State Jewish Theater has been awarded Soviet Russia’s highest distinction for dramatists — the little “People’s Artist of the U.S.S.R.” — and 17 other members of the company have been decorated on the occasion of the theater’s twentieth anniversary.

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