Jewish Culture http://redriverradio.org en Hanukkah Lights 2012 http://redriverradio.org/post/hanukkah-lights-2012 <p><strong>Airs Thursday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. &nbsp;</strong>A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.</p><p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Susan Stamberg & Murray Horwitz 20511 at http://redriverradio.org Hanukkah Lights 2012 Violins of Hope http://redriverradio.org/post/violins-hope-0 <p><strong>Airs Thursday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m.</strong>&nbsp; Violins of Hope tells the story of a project begun in 1996 by master violinmaker Amnon Weinstein. He began to collect and restore violins with extraordinary stories dating back to one of the greatest tragedies in history. Some of the violins he restored were played by Jewish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Others belonged to Klezmer musical culture, which was all but destroyed by the Holocaust. The stories of these violins and their rebirth bear witness to the power of memory and music to transform anguish into hope. This documentary with music features interviews with violin maker Amnon Weinstein; Artistic Director for the project David Russell, Anne R. Belk Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; and acclaimed violinist Shlomo Mintz. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:00:00 +0000 David Russell 17378 at http://redriverradio.org Violins of Hope Violins of Hope http://redriverradio.org/post/violins-hope <p><strong>Airs Thursday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m.</strong>&nbsp; Violins of Hope tells the story of a project begun in 1996 by master violinmaker Amnon Weinstein. He began to collect and restore violins with extraordinary stories dating back to one of the greatest tragedies in history. Some of the violins he restored were played by Jewish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Others belonged to Klezmer musical culture, which was all but destroyed by the Holocaust. The stories of these violins and their rebirth bear witness to the power of memory and music to transform anguish into hope. Read&nbsp;More: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 9702 at http://redriverradio.org Violins of Hope The Yiddish Radio Project: An Historic Series of Radio Features http://redriverradio.org/post/yiddish-radio-project-historic-series-radio-features <p>Airs&nbsp;Monday, December&nbsp;26&nbsp;at 1:00 p.m. Mon, 26 Dec 2011 19:00:00 +0000 4203 at http://redriverradio.org The Yiddish Radio Project: An Historic Series of Radio Features