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Bruce Bierman is a celebrated  Jewish dance master, teaching artist and award-winning theater director in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. He was a leading performer and teaching artist with the acclaimed Aman Folk Dance Ensemble of Los Angeles and currently serves on the faculty of Oakland's groundbreaking Stagebridge Performing...

 Dance Classes & Dance Leaders, Lecturers, Performers /  East Bay

Ken Blady is a Jewish educator, Yiddish teacher, author, and translator of seven works from Yiddish. YIDDISH COURSES Because of the pandemic and the closure of HaMaqom at the end of the Summer, Ken's courses are in flux. Contact him directly for an update.   LECTURES Offers lectures on: History...

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

For many New Yorkers, H&H Bagels were the gold standard, the very height of bagel perfection to which none other compared.  But they went out of business in 2011 and were mourned by many. Now several years of ongoing experimentation have resulted in something pretty darn close.   A top-notch...

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Workshops in all two-dimensional media, including collage, painting, drawing, print making, and the art of paper cuts. A and MFA, Wayne State University. Elementary school teacher. Designs book jackets. Taught art at Solomon Schechter Middle School, Newton, MA for two years, and at college in Michigan for seven years.

 Arts & Crafts Teachers /  East Bay

Stuart Brotman, bass, basy (cello), tilinca and baraban (poik), has been an accomplished performer, arranger and recording artist in the ethnic music field for over 50 years. He has been a moving force in the klezmer revival since its beginning, and has defined klezmer bass (“It’s a large instrument that...

 Performers /  East Bay

The Collection's focus is on the Yiddish-language musical stage, and includes many photographs of performers (often in costume) and composers, and, not infrequently, scenes from theatrical productions. Also included in the collection are art songs, Hebrew and Yiddish language folk songs, and religious music, notably from the cantorial repertoire. Notable...

 Klezmer Music & Yiddish Song Online

Klezmer performances by a multi-reed instrumentalist who has played with The Gonifs, Klezmorim, and KlezX.

 Performers /  East Bay

Band led by Gerry Tenney available for klezmer performances, weddings, bar/bas mitzveh parties, community celebrations. Klezmer, Yiddish folk songs and instrumentals, Yiddish and Yinglish versions of rock & roll songs, and original compositions.

 Performers /  East Bay

Dishes from famous Los Angeles deli Canter's are available via pick up or delivery via DoorDash Kitchens in Redwood City and now in San Jose (through November). The menu includes matzo ball soup, crispy latkes, pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, coleslaw, sauerkraut, dill pickles, and more. Redwood City: https://www.doordash.com/en-AU/store/canter%27s-deli-redwood-city-1636778 San...

 Ashkenazi Food /  San Mateo County

Yael Chaver is a native of Israel and a long-time resident of Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in Yiddish from U.C. Berkeley, and recently retired from that institution after seventeen years as a lecturer in Yiddish language, literature, and culture for the Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of...

 Lecturers, Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  East Bay

Good for linguistically-inclined beginners, but not for absolute beginners. Search online for this book. KlezCalifornia does not sell it.  

 Yiddish Language Textbooks

PERFORMING Flute Solo or Flute and Harp for weddings, concerts, background music, or other occasions. Klezmer and other Jewish styles, classical, pop. TEACHING Teaches all types of Jewish and classical music for flute, piccolo, amd recorder; and music theory. Ages five to adult. Online and in person. Has a degree...

 Lecturers, Music Teachers, Performers /  Santa Clara County

Museum dedicated to celebrating Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. Some exhibits present Yiddish culture. Occasional performances. Shop for exhibition-related catalogs, selected Judaica, engaging books, and thoughtful gifts. All sales support The Museum's educational mission. Lunch at Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen

 Ashkenazi Food, Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources, Retail Stores in the Bay Area /  San Francisco

Organic…Hand-rolled…Boiled…Wood-fired…Cultured butter…Cream cheese…Made in-house from local, sustainably-raised Bay Area agriculture. Second location: Takeout bagel shop in S.F.'s Ferry Building opening December 2019.

 Ashkenazi Food /  San Francisco

    Weddings, bar/bas mitzveh parties, community gatherings, parties, concerts. Energetic and soulful klezmer and Romanian renditions; Israeli dances. Fidl, viola, accordion, cello/bass, drums.

 Performers /  Yolo County

Who would have guessed a random Cambodian-owned cafe on a quiet block in Emeryville would put so much effort into their bagels? With this bagel’s ideal texture, Dee Spot definitely deserves a closer look.

 Ashkenazi Food /  East Bay

Native speaker who teaches Yiddish language. Leads Yiddish literature classes (in translation) through JCC Sonoma County, which will resume when participants can once again meet in person.

 Yiddish Language Teachers & Translators /  Sonoma County

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