Tobias Brinkmann speaks about Chicago’s Jewish community from the founding of the United Hebrew Relief Association in 1859 to the creation of Jewish Charities of Chicago in 1923, a time when organizations that served “German” (Central European) Jews merged with those that served “Russian” (Eastern European) Jews.
Golosa is a Chicago choir group with a difference. They sing pre-Soviet Russian folk music, mostly Siberia-based. They have released their second CD, "Until Bright Day." Jerome and Radio M host Tony Sarabia talk with the choir about their music.
Igor Savitsky wanted to be a painter. Instead, he spent his life collecting and preserving the work of other artists.Nearly 1,500 miles from Moscow, he created a museum that hosts the world’s second largest collection of Russian avant garde art.