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"Home" An evening of songs

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at 7:00pm

A rare US appearance by an exceptional singer and performer and driving force behind the renovation of the historic White Stork Synagogue in Wroclaw, Poland.

Bente  Kahan in a concert entitled "Home" presenting her personal musical history: An exquisite tapestry of Jewish song in Europe. 

This event is dedicated to raising funds for an academic position in Holocaust Studies at the Jewish Studies Department of Wroclaw University in Poland. 

Following the concert, Professor Emeritus, Abraham Ascher (CUNY), author of "Community Under Siege" about the Jews of Breslau (now Wroclaw) under Nazi rule, will discuss the enormus potential of the Wroclaw Archives. Bente Kahan will present the Synagoge and the Foundation and Dr. Barbara Pendzich will talk about the Jewish Studies Department. 

tickets: $50 (cash or checks at the door)

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