Andy Muchin has hosted the “Sounds Jewish” radio show on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) and since 2010. Each week he chooses a theme and presents an array of recordings spanning the Jewish world and the decades. Shows, broadcast first on Sundays, usually include klezmer music and Yiddish song. Find...

 Klezmer Music and Yiddish Song - Online Resources

Learn the basics of Yiddish conversation; no Yiddish experience necessary. National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Associate Artistic Director Motl Didner offers lessons brought to life by a vibrant cast of fictional characters. The third season of NYTF's 15-Minute Yiddish (more or less), Tuesdays, 10am Pacific Time has concluded its fifteenth and...

 Yiddish Classes Online /  Online

20th Century Cafe... ... was conceived by owner and chef Michelle Polzine out of years of hard work in front of the oven, thoughts about food, old movies, and drunken discussions about the future (and the past). Searching through vintage cookbooks and traveling through the cites of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague brought...

 Ashkenazic Food /  San Francisco

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

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

This article, published in the Revue de musicology in 2021, is a comprehensive inventory and discussion of significant internet digital resources for Yiddish music. It includes sources for recorded music, for digital sheet music, for oral histories and for other general information. The contents of each archive are described in...

 Klezmer Music and Yiddish Song - Online Resources

Since 1990, Amoeba Music has welcomed independent music lovers of all kinds to our unique, vibrant stores in Berkeley, San Francisco and Hollywood.  We stock every kind of music and movies -- from the top 40 to the best in underground rock and hip-hop, soul, electronica, new and classic jazz,...

 Retail Stores in the Bay Area /  San Francisco

  Organizations: San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society   Books available in the San Francisco Bay Area:   Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire. Revised Edition, 2 vols., by Alexander Beider, with 200-page introduction Available at the Jewish Community Library, in San Francisco and at the Oakland...

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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...

 Ashkenazic Food /  East Bay

Six kinds of bagels offered Saturday and Sunday mornings. Also organic cream cheese, smoked trout salad. Combinations include "The Whole Megillah" and "Everything Everywhere." Get to go or buy to eat in the Junction Beer Garden & Bottle Shop  

 Ashkenazic Food /  Marin County

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

 Lecturers /  Santa Clara County

NEW YORK-STYLE BAGELS...IN THE BAY AREA • HAND-MADE, CERTIFIED ORGANIC, BOILED & BAKED LOCALLY •   Our hand-made, 48-hour, fermented bagels have won internal New York Times tasting competitions and, whenever we can, our ingredients are sourced from local shops in Northern California. If we don't make your favorite bagel, it's...

 Ashkenazic Food

In addition to the usual kinds of bagels, they also have cranberry, chocolate chip, pumpkin, cinnamon sugar, and gluten free. Also coffee, breakfast sandwiches, bagel dogs, chocolate chip cookies. Special day on day-old bagels.

 Ashkenazic Food /  Marin County

Bay Area klezmer trio Baymele brings together fiddler Matthew Stein, cellist Misha Khalikulov, and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin in a deep exploration and celebration of Jewish folk music from Romania and Poland. Here they are in a concert video: And here they are playing with Romanian musicians Sergiu and Valeriu:

 Performers /  San Francisco

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.  

 Ashkenazic Food /  East Bay

Free 10-week beginning Yiddish course on Zoom, taught by Yankl Levitow, Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm, starting January 18, 2023 The course is offered both on Zoom and in person at the JCC in Los Gatos. Free tuition, however there's a charge for course materials. Why do some people “shlep” rather than “carry?”...

 Yiddish Classes in (or online from) the Bay Area, Yiddish Classes Online /  Online

Workshops in family art and teen folk art, using multiple media. Taught children at Eastbay Kindershul (now closed). Degrees in Fine Arts and Art Therapy. Experienced with special needs kids.

 Arts & Crafts Teachers /  East Bay

Song leader, choir director, band leader and music teacher. Leads the band ADAMA, Nigunim Chorus and numerous senior choruses; specializes in creating virtual chorus video clips; leads singing in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino around the Bay Area; provides music transcriptions, choral arrangements, and sound equipment; teaches adults and children with...

 Music Teachers, Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers and Song Leaders /  East Bay

Ben Brussell created the band KLEZMANIA! in 1989, and then after the first album, "The Wailing Wall" in 1992, he formed Benny Be Music Productions. Benny Be Music Productions is a complete special event live music and DJ/MC service for all Jewish life cycle events in all Jewish cultural and...

 Performers /  San Francisco

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