Bridge to the Balkans: A Jewish Shelter from the Storm

February 21, 2021    
7:00 pm

Robyn Helzner

Discover the Balkans—a little known oasis of Jewish life! Robyn introduces this region of spectacular beauty and historic heartbreak through captivating stories, expressive Ladina and Yiddish songs, compelling video and striking images. Jews expelled from Spain and Portugal found safe haven in the cities of Dubrovnik, Split and Sarajevo.

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Robyn Helzner is luminous on stage. A stunning vocalist and vivid stortyteller, she brings a lifelong appreciation of the power of folk music to resonate across cultural boundaries. We hosted Robyn a few years ago to share The Jews of China with us. 

This event is co-sponsored by:
Columbia Jewish Congregation
Congregation Beth Israel, West Hartford, CT
East Brunswick Jewish Center, NJ
Federation of Ventura County, CA
Highland Park Conservative Temple/Congregation Anshe Emeth, NJ
Temple Israel of Albany, NY