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In This Week’s Yiddish Forward

• In our color supplement: photos of Passover from the Forward archive, and the Abel Pann exhibit at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

• We reprint a rare article on the origins of the Haggada by Isaac Bashevis Singer from when he used the pseudonym “Yitskhok Varshavsky.”

In This Week’s Russian Forward

• An interview with Israel’s foreign minister, Silvan Shalom.

• An article by Vladimir Yedidovich titled “Defending Sharon.”

• A Russian-Jewish activist from Starrett City, Brooklyn, met in Israel with former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir. They spoke in Yiddish.

• In our youth section: an interview with Ariela Ginzburg, the 11-year-old daughter of the Russian town Samara’s chief rabbi.

This Saturday on ‘The Forverts Hour’

Saturday, April 10, at 9:00 p.m. on WMCA New York, AM 570

• “This Week in the Yiddish Forward” — Mikhl Baran

• “Passover Songs, Part Two” — Itzik Gottesman

• “Advice From a Depressed Person” — Kobi Weitzner

• “Abraham Karpinovitch: ‘The folklorist’” — Dovid Rogow

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