February 2007

February 5

  • ”Partners of Hope” at Carnegie Hall. New York. USA. A special artistic program to commemorate the Holocaust and recognize those who displayed extraordinary courage to save Jews from genocide. Among the performers who will play compositions of special significance in commemoration of the Holocaust will be Bulgarian-born soprano Anna Veleva, Israeli singer David Broza and The Westfield Symphony Orchestra, conducted by its music director, David Wroe. ”Partners of Hope. Honoring Bravery and Humanitarianism: The Rescue of Bulgarian Jews” will take place on February 5, 2007, at Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium at 8 PM. You can buy tickets online at www.carnegiehall.org or call Carnegie Charge at 212-247-7800. Box Office at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. For more information, please visit: /especial/partners.htm

February 27

  • Opening of the exhibit ”Diplomats of Mercy.” New York, USA. The exhibit’s goal is to acknowledge with gratitude the extraordinary deeds of diplomats representing nations from around the world who were able to save thousands of Jews. The exhibit is curated by Rabbi Isidoro Aizenberg and organized by the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives. At Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, New York 11364. at 7.00 pm. To assist, please contact the Center at (718) 281-5770.

February 21 – March 10

  • ”Light in the Darkness: Raoul Wallenberg and the rescue of the Budapest Jews 1944/45.” Springe, Germany. Organized by the Raoul Wallenberg Committee of Germany, the exhibition has been shown at over 30 places in Germany since 1994, including the Bundesarchiv in Koblenz, the parliament-buildings in Mainz and Hannover, the German Library in Leipzig and the synagogue in Cologne. Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium (school). Auf dem Bruche 3, 31832 Springe, Germany. For more information visit www.ohgspringe.de.