Violins of Hope: Musical and Historical Remembrance with Dr. Kanfer and Rabbi Stein

Event date: January 26, 2020
Event Time: 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94402
On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Dr. Yedida Kanfer, Director of Community Education at the JFCS Holocaust Center in San Francisco, joins Rabbi Daniel Stein of Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek. Dr. Kanfer and Rabbi Stein will speak about music in the Holocaust, folk tradition, and religious response to persecution. They will share music written in Yiddish, the language spoken by many East European Jews before the Holocaust. ** Oak Room, 1st Floor **