Mayses un Klangen


The Chicago YIVO Society is proud to announce Mayses un Klangen–a special concert in honor of Sarah Lazarus.

Date: July 10 (Sunday)

Time: 1:30–3:30 PM

Where: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Mayses un Klangen (Stories and Sounds) features texts based on Jewish folklore to be narrated by Cantor Stewart Figa accompanied by cellist Racheli Galay and pianist Ilya Levinson. The music was written by Israeli composer Daniel Galay (Racheli’s father).


For details, visit the ILHMEC website.

Sarah Rose Lazarus (1911-2000) taught thousands of children in Chicago’s folkshuln the joys of Yiddish music, and later taught at Hebrew day schools.  Her happy personality and nurturing attitude made her beloved to her students.

Our special guest for this performance will be Sarah Lazarus’ son Jeremy. Born and raised here in Chicago,  Jeremy  A. Lazarus, M.D. (President-elect of the American Medical Association) is now a clinical professsor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and resides in Denver.

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