Saturday, March 25, 2023

 (Courtesy of Fotos) A meeting was held in New York on November 14, with experts in Jewish music and culture attending. Included among them were Dr. Leon Botstein, president of Bard College; Bret Werb of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum; and Dr. Frank Mecklenburg from the Leo Baeck Institute, as well as prominent WQXR radio hosts Elliott Forrest and Fred Child of American Public Media, among 20 other scholars and music lovers. This exclusive gathering was devised by Thomas Hummel to help alert the alarming rise in antisemitism and to establish and further expand “Jewish Music Days” in Germany, in the hope that more people will unite to fight racism of all kinds.

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