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

Jewlia and Kugelplex present themed programs on Jewish music from the Balkans, North Africa, and Eastern Europe. Jewlia/Charming Hostess present programs on Babylonian Jewish amulets, Jewish music of Salonika, philosopher critic Walter Benjamin, and Sarajevan resistance poetry. Jewlia explores the intersection of text, diaspora and the sounding body with her...

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

University of California, Berkeley Taught by Chloe Piazza Mondays - Fridays, 11am-12noon, Fall 2019

 Yiddish Classes in the Bay Area /  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

Young players offering music from klezmer, Hungarian, Romanian and Ukrainian folk traditions on violin, drum, and accordion. Available for concerts, parties, and anywhere else acoustic party music is needed. Joshua Laurenzi, coordinator

 Performers /  East Bay

Klezmer clarinetist with the Klezmorim and the New Klezmer Trio.

 Performers /  East Bay

World music CDs, including Adrienne Cooper, Arkady Gendler, Michael Winograd, Budowitz, Veretski Pass. Artist representation including Veretski Pass.

 Other Resources /  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

According to an article by Alix Wall in the 6/26/20 issue of "J. The Jewish News of Northern California," Hella Bagels is a home-based startup in Oakland, where chef-owner Blake Hunter can make only 100 bagels at a time, which he does Sunday mornings. Hunter delivers in the East Bay...

 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

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

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