Sharett (Shertok), Yehudah

(1901-79)
   Israeli composer, brother of Moshe Sharett. He was born in Kherson, in the Ukraine, and went to Palestine as a child. He composed music, including children's songs, for his kibbutz, and published the Yagur Passover Seder Service.

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