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. 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

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

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, 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

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

 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. 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

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

 Performers /  East Bay

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

Klezmer clarinetist with the Klezmorim and the New Klezmer Trio.

 Performers /  East Bay

Klezmer music & Yiddish songs for weddings, parties, street marches, bar/bas mitsveh celebrations, simkhes of all sorts. Leader Jeanette Lewicki

 Performers /  East Bay

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

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