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Soviet Union Issues Stamp to Honor Sholem Aleichem Centenary

The Soviet Government will issue a special postage stamp marking the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Sholem Aleichem which will be celebrated in 1959, according to a Moscow dispatch received here today.

Other events scheduled in connection with the Sholem Aleichem anniversary observance in the Soviet Union will include a special exhibit of the great Yiddish author’s works in the Lenin Library in Moscow, the publication of Sholem Aleichem’s collected works and issuance of a biographical novel based on his life written by Abraham Cahan of Kiev.