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Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

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Tears of Anguished Pride

Underground Concert at the Kovno Ghetto Revived at Yad Vashem

Leah Goldstein

On 24 July 1943, a concert was held in secret in the Kovno ghetto, marking the anniversaries of the deaths of the leader of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl, and the celebrated Hebrew and Yiddish poet, Chaim Nahman Bialik. Seventy-five years later almost to the day, this concert was revived in its entirety at Yad Vashem on the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem.

"A Concert Where Everything is Blue" held at Yad Vashem 75 years after it was performed in secret in the Kovno ghetto. Aranen Productions: Evyatar Nissan
"A Concert Where Everything is Blue" held at Yad Vashem 75 years after it was performed in secret in the Kovno ghetto. Aranen Productions: Evyatar Nissan

Kovno, Lithuania. The ghetto orchestra
Kovno, Lithuania. The ghetto orchestra

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