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Wilno to Hold Culture Parley, Honor Peretz

October 25, 1934
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A world congress of Yiddish scientific and cultural workers will be convoked in the Spring of 1935 under the auspices of the Wilno Yiddish Scientific Institute, it was announced here.

At a meeting of the central administrative body of the Institute, a decision was reached to open a Peretz room on the twentieth anniversary of the death of the noted Yiddish writer, I. L. Peretz. It is hoped ultimately to convert this room into a Peretz museum.

The Institute also will issue a special “Mendele” volume for the centenary of the birth of Mendele Mocher Seforim, pen name of Shalom Jacob Abramovitch, “grandfather of Yiddish literature,” which takes place in December, 1935.

A special issue of the Yivo Bletter, organ of the Institute, will appear on the 400th anniversary of the first printed Yiddish book in Poland, “Sefer shel Reb Anschel,” published in Krakow in 1534.

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