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

Teaches conversational Yiddish, Yiddish sayings and folk expressions  

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

  Internationally renowned klezmer performer with Veretski Pass, Budowitz, and other groups. Offers presentations on: The Red Herrings of Jewish Music Klezmer Music and the "Co-opting" of a Scence The Hasidic World of Music The Magic Chronicles Lecture and Presentation The Jewish Tsimbl Klez for Kids. What is Klezmer? The...

 Lecturers, Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Performance poet, educator. Solo readings, performances in collaboration with jazz/klezmer musicians.

 Lecturers, Performers /  Santa Clara County

Klezmer performances with California Klezmer and solo. Composing and performing Yiddish children's songs. Provides musical direction of performances. Leads Yiddish sing-alongs, plays mandolin and guitar. Offers presentations to adults and kids (in grades indicated) on: Intro to Yiddish Language & History (for adults or grades K-12). Learn A Bisl Yiddish (for...

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

Jewish history and culture lecturer, Yiddish teacher, and translator of documents from Yiddish to English (and vice versa). Offers lectures on: History of the Yiddish Language Give Me Your Huddled Masses: Jewish Immigration to New York City and many other subjects.

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  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

Performer, lecturer, and song leader. “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 concerts of Yiddish songs throughout Israel, Europe, and U.S. Featured on Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman CD, Af di Gasn fun der...

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

Jeanette Lewicki (Oakland) is a thirty-year practitioner of Yiddish song as well as an accordionist and a klezmer bandleader. She has taught at Yiddish New York, Yiddish Summer Weimar, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Jewish Learning Works, and KlezCalifornia events; sung with the San Francisco Symphony and coached Michael Tilson Thomas in...

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

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

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

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

Judaica and Hebraica Curator, Stanford University Library

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

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

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

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

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