These photos (by Arthur Glauberman) are from a Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) ceremony in Scarsdale, NY, Sunday April 7, 2013. Ilana Davidson, playing the role of Ina, and Robert Balonek, as Jaap, performed two excerpts from Gerald Cohen and Deborah Brevoort’s opera Steal a Pencil for Me. And for the first time, the real-life Jaap and Ina met their operatic counterparts.
I felt my legs were praying
Temple Emanu-El, Providence, RI
Providence, RI, United States
Temple Emanu-El 99 Taft Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
"I felt my legs were praying," set to the words of Abraham Joshua Heschel and Psalm 35, will be performed as part of Temple Emanu-El's concert "Singing the Dream," a concert celebrating diversity, human connection, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Miryam Han'via (World premiere)—HaZamir
Zamir Choral Foundation
New York, NY, United States
David Geffen Hall 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
HaZamir, the International Jewish Teen Choir, will perform "Miryam Han'via" (Premiere) and "L'dor Vador" at their annual gala concert at Lincoln Center.
L'cha Dodi (World premiere)
KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation
Chicago, IL, United States
KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation 1100 East Hyde Park Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60615
Premiere of a new setting of "L'cha Dodi" commissioned by Cantor David Berger and KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation.