Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of instrument played during Holocaust

Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Today these instruments serve not only as powerful reminders of an unimaginable experience but also reinforce key lessons of tolerance, inclusion, and diversity that are pertinent now as well as for future generations. Violins of Hope will be in […]

‘A Story of Courage in the Holocaust’ author visits Paradise Valley

Author and public speaker Marty Brounstein has slated upcoming Paradise Valley and Scottsdale events during the week of International Holocaust Remembrance Day to present stories his book “Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust.” Mr. Brounstein’s book details the story of Frans and Mien Wijnakker, a Catholic couple from The […]

Anne Frank’s childhood friend shares story of life, hope at Paradise Valley gathering

Rather than celebrating with friends and family, Eva received a brutal beating for her 15th birthday, before she was herded onto a cattle cart headed to Auschwitz. It was May 11, 1944, that Eva Schloss, a childhood friend and later the step-sister of Anne Frank, recalls being taken into custody guilty of being Jewish. Ms. Schloss kicked off a tour promoting her book, “Eva’s Story,” Monday, Feb. 13 at Camelback Golf Club, 7847 N. Mockingbird Lane in the Town of Paradise Valley.