San Francisco

Meets Tuesday nights, 7:30-9:30pm. Repertoire is mostly Yiddish but also includes Ladino, Russian, and Hebrew songs. Performs for audiences around the Bay. Prior knowledge of these languages is not necessary, but always welcome. Now in its 95th year and under the direction of conductor Lisa Sargent, the Folk Chorus has...

 Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  San Francisco

Presenter of free educational programs evenings and Sundays. Circulating collection of hundreds of Yiddish books and instructional materials, klezmer/Yiddish recordings and sheet music, and Yiddish videos. Programs and readings on Yiddish culture. Additional branches at the San Francisco and Oshman Family (Palo Alto) JCCs. All programs and services are free...

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  San Francisco

International ensemble with clarinet, accordion, and tapan drum. Repertoire from Eastern Europe and the Balkans/Turkey. They create a rich interactive experience through performance, music therapy, and education. Available for private events, weddings, clubs, house concerts, services, multi-cultural senior centers, and, music education.

 Performers /  San Francisco

The only large selection of Yiddish books for sale in Northern California. By appointment only.

 Other Resources /  San Francisco

Eugene & Elinor Friend Center for the Arts

 Jewish Arts Presenters /  San Francisco

Dedicated to the education, documentation, research, and remembrance of the Holocaust. Extensive multilingual research library on Eastern European Jewish communities and their fate in the Holocaust, along with public programs.

 Other Resources /  San Francisco

This Italian from New York is a fluent Yiddish speaker, linguist, and teacher. See current CLASSES.

 Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  San Francisco

Summer region-wide film festival often includes films about East European Jewry. Special programs throughout the year. July 18 – August 4, 2019 San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, San Rafael

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  San Francisco

The San Francisco Yiddish Combo (SFYC) was formed by accident when a love of klezmer music collided with their collective backgrounds in every genre except Kklezmer. Now the SFYC is embarked on a journey around the world to present their own unique blend of everything that is klezmer, mixed with...

 Performers /  San Francisco

Lectures on 17th – 20th century rabbinical Torah commentary (newly translated into English from the original Yiddish). Lectures on Chagall and the Russian Yiddish Theater. PowerPoint presentation of Jewish San Francisco: From the Gold Rush to Today. Has film of The Dybbuk: an opera sung in Yiddish and filmed in...

 Lecturers /  San Francisco

PERFORMING Gigging clarinetist and teacher, in klezmer or Balkan styles. Available to sub in klezmer bands, for touring, weddings, Jewish services, etc. "Morgan’s playing is magic. Join her. " (Joanna Manqueros, Host , Music of the World Live, KPFA)   For booking: Morgank.n@gmail.com Klezmer video: https://youtu.be/393Nbkuq7Bw TEACHING Bay Area Jewish musician and...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  San Francisco

A San Francisco-based global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of human languages. Has held Yiddish recording sessions.

 Other Resources /  San Francisco

Lectures on the history of Yiddish theatre with video clips of Yiddish actors, suitable for non-Yiddish speakers with an interest in theatre and/or Yiddish cultural history. Also lectures on Yiddish and Jewish comic strips. Professor of Theatre Arts, San Francisco State University. Author of Messiahs of 1933, about Yiddish theatre...

 Lecturers /  San Francisco

Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen is dedicated to building community through traditional Jewish comfort food. Founded in San Francisco’s Mission District, Wise Sons pairs classic Jewish recipes with the best Californian ingredients to make delicious deli fare that would make your bobeh proud. Numerous locations in San Francisco, plus Wise Sons...

 Ashkenazi Food /  San Francisco

Opened May 2020. "Elevated Jewish-American Comfort Food." Kreplach, sea salt knishes, brisket dumpling soup, sweet kugel, blintzes. Pickup menu is at https://incubatorseries.square.site/schmaltz?fbclid=IwAR1uLaiZ3QIFbBRqJeLSg4ymKOsZCxCqM0YpjV0FVaZ8xZEwMmuAr_XTJVk Order via UberEats, Caviar and Doordash...

 Ashkenazi Food /  San Francisco

The Sascha Jacobsen Quartet has performed for historically significant premieres of previously lost silent films including A City Without Jews, based on the novel of Hugo Bettauer, and Broken Barriers based on the novel Tevye the Dairyman by Sholem Aleichem. Both films were unseen for almost 100 years before being...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  San Francisco

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