Children of the Berlin Kulturbund Meet-February 17, 2016

Evelyn Summer and Eugene Drucker met last Wednesday night at The JK Project program at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. They discovered that their parents, dancer/choreographer Hannah Kroner and musician Ernst Drucker, performed in the Berlin Kulturbund in 1938 and must have known each other. Love that! by by

Artists prove that bombing in Baghdad was not the end of street of booksellers

Thank you Joan Belmar for sharing this article from the Washington Post. The girl in Anita Klein’s “Reading Under the Covers” might merely be disobeying a parental lights-out order, but perhaps she lives in a place where educating girls is forbidden. (Anita Klein) By Mark Jenkins February 11, 2016   In March 2007, a bomb […]

Iranian Musicians Jailed, Facing Possible Execution For Playing Metal

Thank you Mirshad Buckman for bringing this news to our attention. Iranian Musicians Jailed, Facing Possible Execution For Playing Metal   by by

A message from UN High Commissioner for Human Rigth Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, January 27, 2016

Thank you Dieudonné for sharing this with us today: “Today, as we commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, I hope that all of us can reflect on the need to continue to combat racism and religious or ethnic intolerance in every form, and with all our might. This is our solemn duty to the memory […]