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The Endurance of Hope

The Endurance of Hope

Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:00pm In a second annual partnership event, the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and Temple Ahavat Achim present a Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day program on Sunday, April 19 at 2:00pm. The program includes the world premiere of a new work, The Grip of Evil: the Endurance of Hope, by American composer Leslie Steinweiss, commissioned for the occasion. Music by clarinetist Stephen Bates, a performance by the Radlberger Ensemble of Gideon Klein’s String Trio, written at the Theresienstadt concentration camp, a reading by Holocaust Legacy Fellow Gillian Pergament, and  Holocaust-related stories by storyteller Judith Black, complete the program. A Kosher brunch held at Temple Ahavat Achim begins at noon. Following the brunch, the audience will walk together to the Gloucester Meetinghouse, corner of Middle and Church Streets, for the 2:00pm program of readings and music in remembrance of the Holocaust of 1933–1945.

More Info…   Concert Postponed

Concert Postponed

With deep regret but for the good of the community the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation is postponing the April 19th event called The Endurance of Hope. The Mayor has asked that all public gatherings of over 25 people in close proximity be avoided due to the potential transmission of the coronavirus. Please note that this event will be held at a later date when it is again safe for large indoor events. We trust that will be in the not too distant future and will keep you posted. All advance ticket purchases will be honored.