A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 11-17-2023


Topic: Remembering the victims of the Holocaust through the things they left behind

Guest: Sandy Rosen, chair of Violins of Hope Pittsburgh

How Topic Discussed: What are the "violins of hope" and how were they rescued? What is the significance of the violin in Jewish culture and why did so many families treasure their violins? How were these violins saved and preserved during the horrors of the 1930s and 1940s in Europe? When did the "violins of hope" begin their journey around the world? How did the exhibit come to Pittsburgh? What are organizers hoping that young people will learn by attending a Violins of Hope Pittsburgh event?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 33.98MB - Duration: 29:41 m (160 kbps 48000 Hz)


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