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

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

Teaches conversational Yiddish, Yiddish sayings and folk expressions  

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  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

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

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

  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, Performers /  East Bay

Renna Khuner-Haber is a longtime Jewish community organizer and song leader. She is a collector of Jewish melodies old and new and ran the Bay Area Nigun Collective (www.nigun.community) for four years. She has taught workshops and supported individuals around the country in starting their own wordless singing groups. Renna...

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

A wholesale Jewish bakery serving the Bay Area for over 50 years — making every day a challah-day. Grand Bakery is a storied food institution that brings delicious, traditionally Jewish goods to a broad and diverse community. We've been baking in Oakland since 1959, and after a brief hiatus, we've...

 Ashkenazi Food /  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Fluent (and native) Yiddish speaker and teacher.

 Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

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