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

Honors the Jewish immigrant culture while emphasizing fresh, seasonal fare. Special meal events and catering for Jewish holidays. I

 Ashkenazi Food /  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. The Augie’s Authentic Montreal Deli concept comes from founder and creator Alexei (Lex) Gopnik-Lewinski, who has called the San...

 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

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

Mondays, 7-8:30pm, starting January 13, 2020. Learn this rich and colorful language in a relaxed, irreverent and heymisheh atmosphere. All you need is some zits-fleysh (butt + patience), an ardent desire to learn, an interest in Jewish culture, and an ability tsu vern tseshusn far gelekhter (to crack up). Stress...

 Yiddish Classes in the Bay Area /  East Bay

In this course, we will read and discuss selections of Yiddish prose and poetry from the 19th and 20th centuries. The class will focus on comprehension, based not only on the lexicon and syntax of the Yiddish language, but also on the cultural contexts in which the texts are embedded....

 Yiddish Classes 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

Yiddish conversation group meets Mondays 10:30-11:30am, except holidays. No charge. Kum un redt a bisl Yidish mit unz. Come join us as we shmues. Presenter of Jewish artistic programs, including some with Yiddish culture. Venue for Yiddish classes presented by HaMaqom (formerly Lehrhaus Judaica). Locations in Berkeley and Oakland

 Jewish Arts Presenters /  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

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

Yidish un Yidishkayt, an informal Yiddish language and culture class/group for participants at any skill level, meets usually the first Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. Contact Herman Rosenbaum

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

Song leader, choir director, band leader and music teacher. Leads the band ADAMA and the Nigunim Chorus; has taught adults and children for 25 years; leads singing in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino around the Bay Area; provides music transcriptions, choral arrangements, sound equipment, and event planning and managing.

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

Rehearses Mondays, 7:00pm. Repertoire includes pieces in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Ladino, and German.

 Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

Achi Ben Shalom, Director. Singing in three and four-part harmony, we explore both traditional and contemporary music in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English. Ten classes and a concert each season.

 Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

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

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

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

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