Formerly Reinhard Family Curator for Judaica and Hebraica Collections, Stanford University

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

Performer, lecturer, and song leader. Her current project, Doubly Suppressed, Doubly Forgotten: The Meir Noy Collection of Yiddish Songs, is fiscally sponsored by KlezCalifornia. “Yiddish Piano Bar,” “Avanti! Forverts!” (Yiddish and Italian Protest Songs with Michael Alpert, Francesco Spagnolo), cabaret performances with band, and traditional khazones (chazanut). She has performed...

 Lecturers, Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

Bruce Bierman is a celebrated  Jewish dance master, teaching artist and award-winning theater director in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. He was a leading performer and teaching artist with the acclaimed Aman Folk Dance Ensemble of Los Angeles and currently serves on the faculty of Oakland's groundbreaking Stagebridge Performing...

 Dance Classes & Dance Leaders, Lecturers, Performers /  East Bay

Ken Blady is a Jewish educator, Yiddish teacher, author, and translator of seven works from Yiddish. YIDDISH COURSES Because of the pandemic and the closure of HaMaqom at the end of the Summer, Ken's courses are in flux. Contact him directly for an update.   LECTURES Offers lectures on: History...

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

Yael Chaver is a native of Israel and a long-time resident of Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in Yiddish from U.C. Berkeley, and recently retired from that institution after seventeen years as a lecturer in Yiddish language, literature, and culture for the Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of...

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

PERFORMING Flute Solo or Flute and Harp for weddings, concerts, background music, or other occasions. Klezmer and other Jewish styles, classical, pop. TEACHING Teaches all types of Jewish and classical music for flute, piccolo, amd recorder; and music theory. Ages five to adult. Online and in person. Has a degree...

 Lecturers, Music Teachers, Performers /  Santa Clara County

Poetry readings, classes, and workshops on Yiddish and Hebrew women poets by a poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish. Author of The Book of Blessings (a re-creation of Jewish prayer from a gender-inclusive perspective). Translations include With Teeth in the Earth: Selected Poems of Malka Heifetz Tussman (from Yiddish),...

 Lecturers /  East Bay

Rachel B. Gross is the John and Marcia Goldman Professor of American Jewish Studies in the department of Jewish studies at San Francisco State University. She is a scholar of religious studies whose work focuses on the lives, spaces, and objects of twentieth-century and contemporary American Jews. She is currently...

 Ashkenazi Food, Lecturers /  San Francisco

Joshua Horowitz is an internationally renowned klezmer performer with Veretski Pass, Budowitz, and other groups. The Promiscuous World of Jewish Music:  Join Josh every Monday at 11am Pacific Time (2pm Eastern, 7pm UK, 8pm most of Europe in a series of free Zoom lectures on an array of fascinating aspects...

 Lecturers, Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Designs synagogue and private gardens, in addition to other work. Studies the spatial organization of traditional Jewish communities in Eastern Europe and its transposition to Jewish communities in the U.S., Canada, Israel and Australia. Masters in Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

 Lecturers /  Marin County

Judaica and Hebraica Curator, Stanford University Library

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

Professor Kronfeld teaches Hebrew, Yiddish and Comparative Literature at U.C. Berkeley with a special emphasis on modern poetry. She is the author of On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics which won the MLA Scaglione Prize in 1996 for Best Book in Comparative Literary Studies. Her co-translation (with Chana...

 Lecturers /  East Bay

Offers presentations to kids: Making Bobeh Proud: What Do You Know about Ashkenazi Jewish Food? (grades 5-12). and to adults: Intro to Yiddish Language & History "Yid Lit": We read a full story or a shortened version of a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Sholem Aleichem, or I.L. Peretz. Jewish Lives...

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

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