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With a special reference to MS Birnbaum 101, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born in Zamoscz, Poland. Immigrated to Palestine in 1922, settled in Kibbutz Bet-Alfa and later moved to Kibbutz Ramat-Yohanan. Shelem worked as a shepherd, and his early songs include shepherd...
Music from the Play 'Israel's Hope' by Perlmutter & Wohl, featured at Thomashefsky's National Theatre, special words by Solomon Small (Smulewitz). Score is arranged for voice and piano.