Congregation Beth Evergreen is honored to welcome Judy Winnick as the 2022 Ellen Diesenhof Scholar-in-Residence.
Congregation Beth Evergreen is honored to welcome Judy Winnick as the 2022 Ellen Diesenhof Scholar-in-Residence. Judy will make three presentations about heroines of the Holocaust at the synagogue, 2981 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen. All are free and open to the public.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, Judy will present her one-woman show as Alice Herz-Sommer, followed by a dessert reception. The Sunday event will take place in the new amphitheater, weather permitting. Alice Herz-Sommerwas a Jewish Czech pianist, sage and Holocaust survivor. Her story is not only about surviving the horrors of the Holocaust, but also a story about optimism, music and hope. Alice was born in 1903 in Prague in what is now the Czech Republic. She died in 2014 at the age of 110.
Judy Winnick portrays courageous women from WWII. She is a featured speaker on the Colorado Humanities/Chautauqua Speakers Bureau and has performed internationally. During her teaching career, she received a Colorado Distinguished Teacher Award.