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  • The Sarajevo Haggadah’s historic journey, set to music

    By Avishay Artsy

    April 8, 2015 | 1:57 pm

    Sarajevo native Merima Ključo can relate to the story of the Sarajevo Haggadah, the 14th-century illuminated manuscript that survived many close calls with destruction. Both have escaped war and have received acclaim for their artistic beauty.

    Ključo, a renowned Los Angeles-based...

  • Calendar: April 26 to May 2

    By Laura Donney

    April 23, 2014 | 10:31 am

    SAT | APR 26

    RUSSELL STEINBERG

    It’s the world premiere of the composer’s new piece, “Cosmic Dust.” Steinberg, who received a doctorate in music from Harvard, currently serves as artistic director of the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and is winner of an ASCAPLUS Award and Gold...

  • The saviour of Sarajevo barred for being a Jew

    April 23, 2010 | 11:50 am

    From TheGuardian.co.uk:

    Jakob Finci’s Jewishness was an asset in the Bosnian war – he was a neutral party who helped 3,000 people flee the country. But now his religion means he is barred from public office

    From the Jewish hillside cemetery, where Jakob Finci’s ancestors lie...

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