Joe Rosemthal: Iwo Jima Flag Raising

It was the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history, and photographer Joe Rosenthal was right in the middle of it. It was on the fifth day of that battle, on Feb. 23, 1945, when Rosenthal captured the most iconic photograph of World War II. The image, which was published two days later on the front page of newspapers across the […]

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Violins Of Hope, A Journey Of Heroism, Healing, & Humanity

Veterans Gallery Exhibit January 16–March 13, 2020 Tuesdays 1–5pm Violins Of Hope features surviving instruments from the World War Two extermination camp orchestras. Some instruments are in use in concerts around the Bay Area or in the Wisley Center, 4th Floor, Veterans Building. PBS documentry: Violins of Hope Instruments From The Holocaust. An exhibition featuring the Violins of Hope is open […]

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Violins Of Hope Concerts

Upcoming Concert Listing Hear the violins from the exhibit in San Francisco Bay Area performances. Held in conjunction with the Violins of Hope Exhibition at the Veterans Building. Violins Of Hope

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Violins Of Hope: Resurrection

Weinstein Workshop link features the story of Violin-makers Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, father and son, who work in Tel Aviv and Istanbul own this collection. They dedicate their expertise and endless love to ensure that those instruments, most of which were rather cheap and unsophisticated, get a new beautiful make-over. Not enough, they also get a fantastic sound worth of […]

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Exhibition: Violins of Hope

A Journey of Heroism, Healing and Humanity A free exhibition featuring the Violins of Hope opened to Veterans and the public. The violins share the stories of Jewish resistance fighters and tales of loss and reunification following the war. These remarkable instruments are on view January 17 – March 13, 2020, 1–5pm Tuesday – Saturday, at the Veterans Gallery (Room 102) […]

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