WE ARE HERE! In South Africa

Human Rights and Social Justice Project

Eli Rabinowitz introduced his highly successful WE ARE HERE! Education Program to key educators and students while on a recent visit to Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Here are some photo highlights:

King David Victory Park, Johannesburg – Presentation

King David Linksfield – Leadership Meeting
Darryl Frankel, Shelly Freinkel, Myleen Ben Melech & Eli Rabinowitz

ORT SA – Johannesburg
With Marcelle and Ariella
With Marcelle & Tyde
ORT Honour Plaques
Evelyn Green & Russel Lurie.
A Possible Collaboration on a multi-language Partisans’ Song in the Future! 
United Herzlia Schools – Cape Town
Highlands House, Cape Town – Presentation

Slide Show Presentation

 
WE ARE HERE! Project Australia

WE ARE HERE! For Upstanders

WE ARE HERE! For Upstanders

For Upstanders – Founded by Eli Rabinowitz

Source: wah.foundation

The World Premiere of the four language Partisan Song

The World Premiere of the four language Partisan Song

Ellenbrook Secondary College & Carmel High School At Ellenbrook Secondary College 5 August 2019

Source: youtu.be/iIJ-rC-DcWA

Teaching the Partisan Song to a New Generation

Recite and understand the meaning of the poem.

Zoe Nit Keynmol was written as a poem in Yiddish by 20 year old Hirsh Glik in the Vilna ghetto in 1943.

The words are powerful and inspirational.

It is the anthem of the Survivors.  Our goal is to teach it to the next generation of school students so that the legacy can continue!

I have found translations in 14 other languages with some variations within these languages – see Lyrics below.

You can recite it as a poem as it was originally written!

Here is Freidi Mrocki, a teacher at Shalom Aleichem College in Melbourne, reciting Aaron Kremer’s English translation.

Zog Nit Keynmol – The Poem

Here is an idea for your school students or youth group: Recite the poem, Zog Nit Keynmol, written by Hirsh Glik 20, in the Vilna ghetto in 1943. Do it in your own language! And then SHARE it with …

Source: elirab.me/zog-nit-keynmol-the-poem/

Here is a combination of Yiddish, Hebrew and English.

Here it is being sung by the Herzlia School Vocal Ensemble in Cape Town during an online class with five schools in the Former Soviet Union in Kiev, Chisinau, Vilnius, Kedainiai and Kalvarija.

The ORT Videos

ORT Videos

King David High School Victory Park, Johannesburg

For more languages and versions, click on the link:

Lyrics

 Lyrics in Different Languages English Aaron Cremer’s version Lithuanian Žydų Partizanų Daina arba Partizanų Himnas Mes Esame Čia Niekad nesakykite kad jūs išeinate į paskutinį kelią… Tik nie…

Source: elirab.me/lyrics/

Schools & Students Sing & Recite – We Share

We invite you, your school choir or group to sing or recite Zog Nit Keynmol, the Partisan Song. Please record it then share on YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo or send to me by Dropbox and I’ll pos…

Source: elirab.me/schools/

For more info, visit:

Zog Nit Keynmol

Menu Zog Nit Keynmol  –  Main Page – scroll down The Legacy of the Partisan Song Hirsh Glik by Phillip Maisel Schools & students  sing or recite the anthem, record it and post it on…

Source: elirab.me/zog-nit-keynmol/

The Cape Jewish Chronicle

Finally, here is a full page article in the  April edition of the Cape Jewish Chronicle, Cape Town, written by Tali Feinberg.

Source: cjc.org.za

Also on Facebook:

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My Litvak Powerpoint slides

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Chief Rabbi Mirvis Feels At Home In Perth!

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, has visited CHABAD WA on his first tour of Australia and NZ.

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He was welcomed into a shul community made up of over more than 95% ex pat South Africans and felt immediately at home.

Zvi Friedl played the Simchat Torah niggun on his violin, followed by Julian Todres who duvened Mincha. Young Dylan Kotkis sang Oseh Shalom and Adon Olam and Simon Lawrence recited Tehillim.

Rabbi White introduced Chief Rabbi Mirvis, who responded with a his address.

See the video.  It will be particularly appreciated by all South Africans and ex pats.

A tea was held afterwards where the Chief Rabbi was able to meet members of the community, including three other “old boys” of Herzlia High School in Cape Town

In the photo: Daniel Oblowitz, Ivor Kosowitz, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Julian Todres, who all went to Herzlia High School, Cape Town

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 To coincide with the Chief Rabbi’s visit to Perth,  the new Cape Town Kehilalink for JewishGen is now live.

Kehilalinks are Jewish community websites written for JewishGen.org, the world’s largest Jewish genealogical organisation.

We look forward to your photos and stories of Jewish life in Cape Town, past and present.

Click on the image below for the link!

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Chief Rabbi Mirvis’s page on the Cape Town site:

http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown/Mirvis.html

To visit my other kehilalinks click on the images below:

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Chief Rabbi Mirvis In Perth – The First Time In Australia

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, tonight in Perth on his visit to Australia.

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Rabbi Dovid Freilich introduced Chief Rabbi Mirvis after which the Chief Rabbi inspired us with his first address in Australia. Julian Sher then moderated questions from the floor.

A tea was held afterwards where the Chief Rabbi and Valerie Mirvis were able to meet members of the Perth Jewish community, including Bram Beinart, a classmate from Herzlia School in Cape Town, meeting for the first time since 1973.

Eli Rabinowitz, Chief Rabbi Mirvis and Bram Beinart, the Chief Rabbi’s classmate from Herzlia School, Cape Town.

Photo by Sas Saddick

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To coincide with the Chief Rabbi’s visit to Perth, I am launching the new Cape Town Kehilalink for JewishGen.

Kehilalinks are Jewish community websites written for JewishGen.org, the world’s largest Jewish genealogical organisation.

We look forward to your photos and stories of Jewish life in Cape Town, past and present.

Click on the image below.

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Chief Rabbi Mirvis’s page on the Cape Town site:

http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown/Mirvis.html

To visit my other kehilalinks click on one of the images below:

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