Hebrew National Salvage Concert with Hankus Netsky

Concert of Eastern European Jewish music, which is part of the Hebrew National Salvage project founded by New England Conservatory professor Hankus Netsky, who has made it his mission to rescue extraordinary Jewish musical treasures and bring them out for compelling musical performances.

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Dr. Jonathan Brent, YIVO

Dr. Jonathan Brent, Executive Director and CEO of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

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Fred and Elsie Deutsch Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Jeanette Kuvin Oren and Dan Oren

Artist Jeanette Kuvin Oren and Author Dan Oren will be our guest scholars. Jeanette designed and made the Torah covers at Congregation Shaare Emeth and has created and installed more than 350 different ritual pieces for houses of worship, schools, community centers and camps around the world. Dan recently published The Wedding Photo, which tells the story of his twenty-year search to solve a mystery after a visit to an abandoned Polish Jewish cemetery.

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Big Sonia Film Screening

Maryville University Hillel presents a special screening of “Big Sonia,” the award-winning documentary that tells the story of one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Kansas City, Sonia Warshawski. The event takes place at 7 p.m. on February 24, 2020, in the Maryville University Auditorium. Sonia’s story is inspiring and uplifting and following the film screening, there will be a Q&A with Sonia’s daughter, Debbie Warshawski. This event is free and open to the community. The special screening of “Big Sonia” is presented by Maryville Talks Movies, the Medart Lecture Series and Maryville University...

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Special Shabbat with Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann

Please join us for a special Shabbat with Rabbi Lizzie Heydemann, February 14 and 15, at Kol Rinah. Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday night and the Shabbat morning service will be in the style of Mishkan Chicago. Dinner with Rabbi Heydemann on Friday will be at 7:30 PM, and a special Kiddush and then a conversation about the service will be held on Saturday.

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