East Bay

Yiddish and klezmer CDs, Yiddish textbooks, sometimes Yiddish poetry and prayer books. Welcome to the Pacific Northwest's premier full-service Judaica shop. Our specialties include: friendly service, a welcoming space for all ages, affiliations and orientations, works by local and Israeli artists, Fair Trade Judaica products, a Talis Boutique, Khupeh (Chuppah)...

 Retail Stores in the Bay Area /  East Bay

Montreal smoke meat sandwiches ("imagine the love child of pastrami and corned beef and Quebecois poutine (thick beef gravy on french-fried potatoes with fresh cheese curds)), sides, and local craft brews. Temporarily closed, perhaps reopening in Fall 2021. Augie's smoke meat available at Berkeley Bowl and some other locations. The...

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Takes inspiration from Montreal. Wood-fired bagels, shakshuka, hummus, organic fried chicken, free-range eggs, matzoh ball soup, smoked trout salad, and so much more. Now offers catering.  

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Workshops in family art and teen folk art, using multiple media. Taught children at Eastbay Kindershul (now closed). Degrees in Fine Arts and Art Therapy. Experienced with special needs kids.

 Arts & Crafts Teachers /  East Bay

Song leader, choir director, band leader and music teacher. Leads the band ADAMA, Nigunim Chorus and numerous senior choruses; specializes in creating virtual chorus video clips; leads singing in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino around the Bay Area; provides music transcriptions, choral arrangements, and sound equipment; teaches adults and children with...

 Music Teachers, Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

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

For many New Yorkers, H&H Bagels were the gold standard, the very height of bagel perfection to which none other compared.  But they went out of business in 2011 and were mourned by many. Now several years of ongoing experimentation have resulted in something pretty darn close.   A top-notch...

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Workshops in all two-dimensional media, including collage, painting, drawing, print making, and the art of paper cuts. A and MFA, Wayne State University. Elementary school teacher. Designs book jackets. Taught art at Solomon Schechter Middle School, Newton, MA for two years, and at college in Michigan for seven years.

 Arts & Crafts Teachers /  East Bay

Stuart Brotman, bass, basy (cello), tilinca and baraban (poik), has been an accomplished performer, arranger and recording artist in the ethnic music field for over 50 years. He has been a moving force in the klezmer revival since its beginning, and has defined klezmer bass (“It’s a large instrument that...

 Performers /  East Bay

Klezmer performances by a multi-reed instrumentalist who has played with The Gonifs, Klezmorim, and KlezX.

 Performers /  East Bay

Band led by Gerry Tenney available for klezmer performances, weddings, bar/bas mitzveh parties, community celebrations. Klezmer, Yiddish folk songs and instrumentals, Yiddish and Yinglish versions of rock & roll songs, and original compositions.

 Performers /  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

Who would have guessed a random Cambodian-owned cafe on a quiet block in Emeryville would put so much effort into their bagels? With this bagel’s ideal texture, Dee Spot definitely deserves a closer look.

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Down Home Music was established in 1976 by Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz as a (brick & mortar) retail outlet for Roots music releases from various labels throughout the world. Located at 10341 San Pablo Avenue, in El Cerrito, California, we continue to open our doors to customers 6 days...

 Other Resources, Retail Stores in the Bay Area /  East Bay

Late-winter festival in Contra Costa/Tri-Valley area sometimes includes films about East European Jewry. Presented by the Jewish Federation of the East Bay.

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  East Bay

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