Santa Clara County

The Collection, founded by the late Gella Schweid Fishman, covers the four major Yiddish school networks in the U.S. and Canada: Sholem Aleichem, Arbeter Ring, Farband, and Ordn schools. Friends of the SYSNA Collection assists in the identification and donation of materials; raises funds to catalogue and disseminate materials; offers...

 Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

Annual fall film festival sometimes includes films about Eastern European Jewish culture.

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

Extensive collection of Yiddish books. See also The Secular Yiddish Schools in North America (SYSNA) Collection, above.

 Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

The Kleztet is a peninsula-based band with core members Lisa Ratner, Mark Goldstein, Kathy Sherman and Naomi Temes. We play weddings, parties, b'nei mitzveh events, and celebrations of all kinds. Our music styles include klezmer, celtic, jazz, folk and classical.

 Performers /  Santa Clara County

Meets most Wednesday nights, 7:30-9:00pm, led by Karen K. Bergen. Repertoire is mainly Yiddish songs, with some Ladino, Hebrew, and Russian songs mixed in for spice. At least three performances a year. Songs are taught so new members can be successful even if they don't speak Yiddish or read music....

 Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  Santa Clara County

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