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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Commemoration w/A Besere Velt, Boston Jewish Music Festival, 6 Mar 2011

A Besere VeltBoston Jewish Music Festival
March 6, 4:00 pm

"The Cloth From Which We Are Cut"
A Besere Velt Yiddish Community Chorus with Hankus Netsky and Cantor Roy Einhorn

Temple Israel
477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Tel: 617.566.3960

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Historical narrative and Yiddish folk music are woven together in a stirring account of the fire that changed America and left its mark on a Jewish immigrant community struggling to build a better life. Boston’s popular Workmen’s Circle Yiddish Chorus, the largest in the world, creates an unforgettable new work about this seminal event.

Tickets: $18 in advance, Seniors $15, $25 at the door. To purchase tickets click HERE.

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council, The Jewish Women’s Archive, and the Jewish Labor Committee.

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