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Seventy years after Auschwitz, victims live on through their music

Seventy years after Auschwitz, victims live on through their music

By Emily K. Alhadeff, Associate Editor, The Jewish Sound “Is it something from which you wake? A nightmare or a fairytale? No! It really happened. No! We were there.” –Farewell, Auschwitz When Music of Remembrance premiered its commissioned work “Farewell, Auschwitz” last spring, the reception was astounding. “The audience was so moved by it we went(…)

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Cue the lights: ACT to stage JDS student’s play

Cue the lights: ACT to stage JDS student’s play

By Dan Aznoff, Jewish Sound Correspondent Watch out, Oscar Wilde. Move aside, George Bernard Shaw. Here comes Danielle Kohorn. A short play written by the 12-year-old Jewish Day School middle school student has been selected by the Washington Ensemble Theater and will be staged this spring during the annual Young Playwrights Festival at the ACT(…)

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Jewish cartoonist Georges Wolinski among 12 dead in Paris shooting

Jewish cartoonist Georges Wolinski among 12 dead in Paris shooting

By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA World News Service (JTA) — An attack on the Paris headquarters of a French satirical magazine has left at least 12 people dead, including the Jewish caricaturist Georges Wolinski. Two of the reported fatalities in Wednesday’s attack were police officers, according to the French daily newspaper Le Monde. Later reports said(…)

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