JCC Chicago proudly presents a series of virtual events to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Countless stories of hope, courage and resilience told through art and music. Moderated by Aaron Masliansky, host of Inside the Skev podcast.
Avshi Weinstein: Violins of Hope
April 21 @ 2:00pm (CDT)
Join Avshi Weinstein, Israeli violin maker who together with his world renowned father, Amnon, restored more than 50 string instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust as a tribute to those who were lost including hundreds of their own relatives. These are the Violins of Hope. Behind each of these violins is a uniquely fascinating and inspiring story representing strength and optimism for the future. Special guests are pianist Angela Yoffe, and violinist Vadim Gluzman who will help bring the music of Violins of Hope to Chicago in 2023. Learn About Violins of Hope.
Moderated by Aaron Masliansky the Producer and Host of the podcast, “Inside the Skev,” which is an exploration of the stories and life of the people and places of Skokie and Evanston, Illinois, a community rich in history, culture, and diversity.
Support for this program has been graciously provided by The Albert and Lucille Delighter and Marcella Winston Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.