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Stories from the Violins of Hope

The Holocaust had silenced them, until an extraordinary violin-maker brought their voices back to life, and to the world.
Jan. 31 & Feb. 21, 2021




Written by Lisa Pearl Rosenbaum
Directed by Susan Morgenstern
Developed and Produced by Ronda Spinak
Music Curated by Dr. Noreen Green
In Association with Susanne Reyto, Chairman of the Violins of Hope Los Angeles County
With a special musical performance featuring Cantor Tifani Coyot and Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen, Temple Isaiah, and welcome from Rabbi Zoë Klein Miles.
Stories from the Violins of Hope was commissioned with a generous gift from Gail Solo.
With deepest gratitude to Amnon and Avshi Weinstein and their extraordinary family for sharing their story.


Welcome – Rabbi Zoë Klein Miles, Temple Isaiah
A Message from Susanne Reyto, Chairman, Violins of Hope Los Angeles County
Words from Noreen Green, Artistic Director of The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony
A song in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day “Adonai Roi,” composed by Gerald Cohen
Featuring Cantor Tifani Coyot and Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen
Introduction – Ronda Spinak, Artistic Director of The Braid, formerly Jewish Women’s Theatre

THE SHOW: Stories from the Violins of Hope

Starring Andrew Fromer, Lisa Ann Grant, AJ Meijer, Rosie Moss, Robert Trebor, Cliff Weissman, and Rick Zieff
|Musicians: Mark and Niv Ashkenazi, Violins; Michael Larco, Viola; Barry Gold, Cello; Noreen Green, Piano