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  Shvat 29, 5772 , 22/02/12

Jerusalem to Feature Yemenite Jewry Cultural Events

In the month of Adar, the Jerusalem Municipality will feature a variety of cultural events celebrating Yemenite Jewry every Saturday night at the Gerard Behar Center. Well known musicians will perform such as Zion Golan, Shoham Simchi, and others. Ethnic percussion instruments, traditional costumes, and multimedia presentations will be on display as well. 

Yemen is a country on the tip of the Saudi Arabian Peninsula. Approximately 300,000 Jewish Yemenites currently live in Israel.

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