Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Dave Tarras, the Ukrainian-born man who became known as “the Benny Goodman of klezmer”

Dave Tarras: The King of Klezmer by Yale Strom chronicles the life and work of a Ukrainian-born man who became known as “The Benny Goodman of Klezmer.” He was the individual most responsible for the development of a uniquely American style of Jewish klezmer music. From 1925 until his death in 1989, Dave Tarras set […]

Continue reading

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: A chat with Julia Korsunsky of RememberUs.org

-An interview with Pawlina Today we’ll be speaking with Julia Korsunsky, whose story we first heard on Nash Holos last year. Julia is the Executive Director of RememberUs.org, a non-profit organization based in Massachusetts. Her organization is involved in commemorating mass grave sites of Holocaust victims, which include her great grandparents and many other relatives. […]

Continue reading

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Interview with Alti Rodal, Co-Director of UJE. Part 2 of 2

-An interview with Pawlina Regular listeners to Nash Holos will be familiar with the name Ukrainian Jewish Encounter. This Toronto-based privately organized multinational initiative sponsors the long running series on the show, Ukrainian Jewish Heritage. This series of vignettes, cultural capsules and interviews has opened a window on this hitherto little known aspect of the […]

Continue reading

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: A chat with Diane Covert, an American Jewish photographer who documents pogroms, genocide and terrorism

-An interview with Pawlina Diane Covert is a Boston-based photographer who uses her talent & love of the craft to bring attention to genocide and terrorism. Diane’s work was brought to my attention by Allison Zivin at the Felshtin Society in New York. (Interview with the president of the Felshtin Society, Alan Bernstein, is here.) […]

Continue reading

Animated Social Media Icons by Acurax Wordpress Development Company
Check Our FeedVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Youtube