On Wednesday, Tevet, 27 (January, 13), the Chief Rabbi of Nizhny Novgorod of Shimon Bergman was 35.
On Sunday, January 17, in the banquet hall of the synagogue there assembled businessmen of the city, who support the Nizhny Novgorod Jewish Community very much, and also here there were friends and relatives of the Rabbi. All they celebrated this important event. Susanna D. Turaieva opened the party by her congratulations and wishes of good health and luck for the Rabbi of Shimon Bergman and the Rabbanit of Yael Bergman. Then Mrs. Turaieva invited the President of the Community Eduard M. Chaprak to deliver a congratulatory speech. After that the Rabbi of Shimon Bergman thanked all presenting persons for congratulations and wishes. Also he mentioned that there had recently been in Nizhny Novgorod a new brand: Businessmen of the city assembled every Shabbat in the synagogue to pray. Also he called everyone to visit the synagogue and to be a part of the Community what would be a spiritual gift for his birthday.
For the party all invited persons had an opportunity to congratulate the Rabbi. The party was in warm atmosphere at fine laid tables with tasty dishes. The excellent musicians of Leonid Bronshtein and Vitaly Yankov performed rousing Jewish songs and melodies.
"Translated by Mark Gart". e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org