We Are Here World-Wide Event #announcements #events


Eli Rabinowitz
 

Hi all
 
A World-Wide event not to be missed!
 
See
 
 

We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope

Livestreamed at: www.wearehere.live

This special livestreamed concert event commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 77th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, even as it speaks to the challenges of the current moment.

Featuring: Mayim Bialik, Renée Fleming, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Joel, Academy Award Winner - Adrien Brody

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Lang Lang, Joyce DiDonato, Lea Salonga, Lauren Ambrose, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and many others—

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Sing For Hope

In partnership with:

Lang Lang International Music Foundation

Network of 135+ organizations across the globe to livestream event— in 14 countries (Australia, Belarus, Canada, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, Ukraine, the UK, and the US) and 35 US states. We hope to reach more than 100,000 people worldwide with a message of hope grounded in our history and elevated by powerful music. 

Australia: WE ARE HERE Foundation 

Premieres USA:  Sunday June 14 at 2pm US ET (New York) and goes dark Wed 17th 2pm US ET

Australia: Monday June 15 at 4am - Eastern States (3:30am - Adelaide, 2am - WA,  6am - Auckland)

The video will be online for 72 hours after that, until Thursday 18th in Australia

Livestreamed at: www.wearehere.live

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising—in which 13,000 Jews died fighting Nazi oppression in April and May 1943—was the largest single act of resistance during the Holocaust. The Uprising was the inspiration for “Zog nit keyn mol” (Yiddish: “Never Say”), also known as the “Partisan Song,” which was written in 1943 by Hirsch Glick while he was in the Vilna Ghetto. The song, which exemplifies Jewish resistance to Nazi persecution, provided the initial inspiration for the June 14 concert event, and resonates today with themes of resistance, resilience, and hope.

“We are all inspired by the example set in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The Partisan Song, which begins and ends this program, speaks to the fight for social justice and fundamental human rights,” said Bruce Ratner, Chairman of the Board at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. 

 “With this program we hope to make our contribution to the tradition of resilience, resistance, and hope.” said Jack Kliger, President & CEO of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC

Thanks and regards
 
Eli Rabinowitz
Perth, Australia
 

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