Santa Clara County

The Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley is a nonprofit community center that welcomes people of all faiths. We work to enhance Jewish life in Silicon Valley, and to provide social, cultural, educational and recreational services for the entire community.  

 Jewish Arts Presenters /  Santa Clara County

The babka cake is served in every Jewish household during celebrations and happy family events. Cafes and bakeries in Tel-Aviv and throughout the country serve babkas all week long, and they remain the most widely sold cakes in Israel despite the recent culinary advancements and wide variety of available desserts....

 Ashkenazi Food /  Santa Clara County

Formerly Reinhard Family Curator for Judaica and Hebraica Collections, Stanford University

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

Teaches and leads Yiddish/klezmer dance.

 Yiddish/Klezmer Dance Leaders /  Santa Clara County

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4:50pm, beginning September 17, 2019. Stanford University course, but auditors welcome. Course AMELANG 140A

 Yiddish Classes in the Bay Area /  Santa Clara County

Suska and Mordecai provide traditional klezmer with pinches of old time jazz, ethnic folk, theater and American popular music, simmered gently with the blues, rock and reggae, a dash of psychedelia, cooking for ten years and serving up the twanging lingering tones of Jewgrass, African, Celtic, Hawaiian, spiced with the...

 Performers /  Santa Clara County

Supervised by the Vaad Hakashrus of Northern California. They also have a location in East Palo Alto 2220-B University Ave. 650 322-5700

 Ashkenazi Food /  Santa Clara County

Judaica and Hebraica Curator, Stanford University Library

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

An outgrowth of the Stanford Klezmer Band, Klezmore Square was founded in 2016 solely to bring klezmer music to the Congregation Beth Am community at special events and holidays.

 Community & Synagogue Bands /  Santa Clara County

Offers presentations to kids: Making Bobeh Proud: What Do You Know about Ashkenazi Jewish Food? (grades 5-12). and to adults: Intro to Yiddish Language & History "Yid Lit": We read a full story or a shortened version of a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Sholem Aleichem, or I.L. Peretz. Jewish Lives...

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

Classes in Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and elsewhere.

 Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  Santa Clara County

Leader of the band The Sway Machinery, a group that takes “golden age” khazones as the jumping off point for creating new music. Available as a soloist on guitar and voice for private engagements and club dates. Jeremiah Lockwood plays with his new duo, Book of J, with musician Jewlia...

 Lecturers, Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  Santa Clara County

Majorly Minor is Naomi Zamir and her band of friends playing soulful and vibrant klezmer melodies, as well as music from other Eastern European traditions. The band members are Stella Bonilla on violin, Ginny Snyder on Bass, and Naomi Zamir on accordion, with a rotating cast of surprise friends. Performs...

 Performers /  Santa Clara County

Performance poet, educator. Solo readings, performances in collaboration with jazz/klezmer musicians.

 Lecturers, Retail Stores in the Bay Area /  Santa Clara County

The OFJCC's Schultz Cultural Arts Hall continues to inspire us to program great content and talent in a salon-like ambiance. Up-close encounters with high caliber talent is a big part of our audience's experience and makes our venue a unique beacon of culture and inspiration in Silicon Valley. Yiddish Club...

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Santa Clara County

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