On December 26 in the Opera and Ballet House there were celebration of Chanukah and annual handing the prizes of “Person of the Year”. The hall of the House was full of guests, and it is not wonderful because Chanukah is one of the most favorite Jewish holidays. The city manager of Nizhny Novgorod of Oleg Sorokin and his deputy of Dmitry Birman give the spectators congratulatory speeches. The Rabbi of Shimon Bergman as always told the community a wise parable having congratulated all with the holiday of Chanukah, and after that there spoke Eduard M. Chaprak, the president of the community. Then there were handing the prizes “Person of the Year” which had been timed to the anniversary of the school of “Or Avner”. It is already giving kids for 10 years the wisdom of knowledge and the light of the doctrine of the Torah. It is the main reason of that all nominations were dedicated to people who not only had been founders of the community but nowadays make an invaluable contribution in its development too.
The concert of Alexander Zhurbin finished the party. The composer rejoiced the spectators by brilliant singing songs for shows and films. Everyone loves these compositions.
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