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August 16, 2020

The Rhodes/Cos Memorial Committee of Seattle Presents

Holocaust Remembrance

"Before Sleep"

A piano recital by Renan Koen

Renan Koen, a renowned Turkish-Jewish pianist, vocalist, and educator, will be playing select pieces from her album, “Holocaust Remembrance / ‘Before Sleep’” - works by Jewish composers interned in the Theresienstadt concentration camp during World War II.  Renan will also present select Ladino pieces from her album, “Lost Traces Hidden Memories,” in tribute to the Sephardic communities of the Balkans that were destroyed in the Holocaust.

The program will also include greetings from Sephardic leaders around the word.

 

DATE:   SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2020

 

TIME: 10:30 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

 

LOCATION:   Online access information to be provided at a later date.

RSVP:   click here

 

*This annual event has, for 10 years, been held at the Congregation Ezra Bessaroth of Seattle. This year our memorial program, featuring Ms. Koen’s recital, will be presented ‘virtually,’ allowing friends and communities from around the world to join us.

 

CO-SPONSORS:

CO-SPONSORS OF THIS YEAR’S RHODES/COS MEMORIAL PROGRAM:

 

CONGREGATION EZRA BESSAROTH 

LELA AND HARLEY FRANCO 

HOLOCAUST CENTER FOR HUMANITY

SEPHARDIC STUDIES PROGRAM / STROUM CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES -UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 

SEPHARDIC BIKUR HOLIM

 SEATTLE SEPHARDIC NETWORK

 KLINE GALLAND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

SEPHARDIC JEWISH BROTHERHOOD OF AMERICA

 

This year we are honored to add

THE CONSULAR BOARD OF THE CHIEF RABBINATE OF TURKEY; ITALIAN SYNAGOGUE OF ISTANBUL (Kahal de los Frankos)

 

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS FOR THIS YEAR’S PROGRAM:

 

RHODES JEWISH HISTORICAL FOUNDATION

SEPHARDIC EDUCATIONAL CENTER

AMERICAN SEPHARDI FEDERATION

CONGREGATION OR VESHALOM, ATLANTA

TEMPLE MOSES, MIAMI

TEMPLE TIFERETH ISRAEL, LOS ANGELES

SEPHARDIC HEBREW CONGREGATION, CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

 KEHILA KEDOSHA JANINA, NEW YORK

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE, SEATTLE

This video presents a brief background on the historic ITALIAN SYNAGOGUE OF ISTANBUL, and good wishes from their leadership to the audience of the August 16th Rhodes/Cos Memorial program, to include Renan Koen’s recital presented from their lovely sanctuary.  

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Congregation Ezra Bessaroth

5412 Wilson Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118

Phone: (206) 722-5500 | Email: office@ezrabessaroth.net