Israel’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 16, 2019 — While perhaps the answer to the question, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” is read from right to left in Hebrew, it still is “practice, practice, practice.”  Affirming that, this April you’ll have the opportunity to see the fruits of intensive practice of 48 young Israeli musicians representing Jerusalem’s Hassadna Youth Wind Orchestra …

Jonathan FeldsteinIsrael’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
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Major Polish Jewish Festival Coming This Year to New York Seeking Bigger Audience
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NEW YORK, NY — November 10, 2019 — Every year in late summer, the streets around Grzybowski Square ring with the sounds of klezmer. A triangular patch of land in the heart of downtown Warsaw, Grzybowski Square was part of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II and is just a stone’s throw from the Nozyk Synagogue, the city’s only …

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Polish Survivors of Auschwitz Remember First Day of Word War II

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Ridgewood, NY, September 1, 2010 —  Polish Catholic survivors ofAuschwitz Walter Kolodziejek and Michael Preisler ( 3rd and 4th from left) were guests of honor at this year’s commemoration of the anniversary of the start of World War II. A memorial mass remembering Hitler’s invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939 was held at St. Matthias Church in Ridgewood, N.Y.

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