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The East Brunswick Roots Project: Jews of Ukraine, Pre-WWII

The East Brunswick Roots Project: Jews of Ukraine, Pre-WWII

Posted April 04, 2014


Explore the history and culture of Jews in Ukraine. This presentation includes music on the piano and viola, as well as a vocal performance. Tuesday, April 29 • 7 p.m.

Examine the rich history and culture of the Jews of Ukraine prior to World War II and the legacy that has survived. Includes a look at surviving literature, the history of the Jews of a lost village and a performance of Jewish Ukrainian music of the period on voice, piano and a viola rescued from the Holocaust.

Presenters include: Glenn Dynner, PhD; Jack Solomon Berger, PhD; Tamara Freeman, PhD; Michael Kesler, PhD; Dave Schlossberg.

Generously funded by the East Brunswick Jewish Center; additional support by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and the Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission.