"Melody of Tears" Theme from Two Pieces of Cloth by Joe Gold
The memories of the Holocaust can shape the world we live in today for a better tomorrow. On this page you’ll find homages and resources that will help you understand the full scope of the events and support the stories of those who experienced it.
The following video features a discussion between Joe Gold and Dr. Robert Krell about the story of Two Pieces of Cloth and holocaust survivor testimony. Dr. Krell is a survivor himself as well and a pioneer of documenting and interviewing survivors about their experiences. One person he has interviewed is none other than David Gold. Watch or listen to the discussion below:
Music is a universal language that can reach places in the heart faster than words can. Melody of Tears, the Theme for Two Pieces of Cloth was written by Joe–inspired by the journey of his family.
You can hear the music using the player at the top of every page or hear it here accompanying this incredible video that includes an excerpt from the interview between David Gold and Dr. Robert Krell.
Continue your education or research with some recommended organizations and museums from around the world.
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
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Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver
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The Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program
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Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives
The Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives collects and preserves documentation on all aspects of the Jewish presence in Quebec and Canada.
Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Foundation
The Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Foundation is a non-profit organization mandated in 1995 by the Canadian government to educate the public about the dangers of prejudice and discrimination.
March of the Living
The collection includes memories of Holocaust survivors recorded at various Holocaust sites across Europe.
National Committee for Attending Deportees (DEGOB)
The staff of the Hungarian Jewish relief organisation, National Committee for Attending Deportees (DEGOB), recorded the personal stories of approximately 5000 Hungarian Holocaust survivors in 1945-1946.
Library and Archives Canada
International Holocause Remembrance Alliance
Uniting governments and experts to strengthen, advance, and promote Holocaust education, remembrance, and research worldwide and to uphold the commitments of the 2000 Stockholm Declaration and the 2020 Ministerial Declaration.
Library and Archives Canada
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
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Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre
The Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre is here for you, creating a space for dialogue and understanding about Holocaust history to promote a stronger civil society.
Montréal Holocaust Museum
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Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history and one of the world’s most respected museums for the study and understanding of armed conflict.
Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research.
United States Holocaust Museum
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Weiner Holocaust Library
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The Museum of Jewish Heritage
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Museum of Tolerance
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Holocaust Museum of Los Angeles
Tauber Holocaust Library
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Simon Wiesenthal Center
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a Jewish global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context.