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Opened May 2020. "Elevated Jewish-American Comfort Food." Kreplach, sea salt knishes, brisket dumpling soup, sweet kugel, blintzes. Pickup menu is at Order via UberEats, Caviar and Doordash...

 Ashkenazic Food /  San Francisco

Professor (retired), Department of Near Eastern Studies, U.C. Berkeley.

 Lecturers /  East Bay

Teaches and leads klezmer dance for all ages. Former performer and choreographer with Westwind and Jubilee dance companies. Also uses dance and theater for team-building and coaching in organizations.

 Dance Classes & Dance Leaders /  East Bay

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

Cookie Segelstein received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Viola Performance from the University of Missouri in 1981, and a Master’s Degree in Viola from Yale University in 1984 where she studied with Raphael Hillyer (founding member of the Julliard String Quartet) and the late Jesse Levine. In 1984, Cookie joined...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Naomi Seidman is the Chancellor Jackman Professor of the Arts in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016, and a National Jewish Book Award in 2019. Her writings on...

 Lecturers /  East Bay

Lectures on East European Jewish music and culture, the klezmer revival, Jewish music revival in Poland, Polish-Jewish history and relations, as well as Israel-Palestine: a dual narrative approach. Former Director, Jewish Music Festival. Has taught at the Graduate Theological Union, New Lehrhaus, Congregation Beth El (Arcata, California), Aquarian Minyan Yeshiva,...

 Lecturers /  East Bay

Participatory workshops in Jewish crafts for adults, children, and/or families. Make mezuzes, amulets, hamsas, challah covers, and other ritual objects in diverse media (paper cutting, polymer clay, story quilts/fabric, and metal foil). Creates ceramic sculptures and Jewish ritual objects, including spice boxes, mezuzes, khanike menoras, and amulets. Following graduation from...

 Arts & Crafts Teachers /  East Bay

Professional children’s entertainer and edu-tainer since 1997.

 Storytellers / Maggidim /  San Francisco

New (Fall 2019) Yiddish conversation group meets many (but not all) Fridays, noon - 1pm, in Dwinelle 282 on the U.C. Berkeley campus. Hosted by Isaac Bleaman.

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

A comprehensive website dedicated to Sholem Aleichem [1859-1916], the most popular and iconic Jewish writer of his generation. As you explore this site you’ll discover more about the remarkable life and equally remarkable afterlife of the man whose works have traveled continents, inspired generations, and provided the material for the legendary Broadway musical Fiddler...

 Yiddish Culture Online /  Online

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

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

This location opening soon! Named after Russ Solomon, the founder of Tower Records, Solomon's Delicatessen brings California touches to the traditional deli concept.

 Ashkenazic Food /  Sacramento County

Named after Russ Solomon, the founder of Tower Records, Solomon's Delicatessen brings California touches to the traditional deli concept.

 Ashkenazic Food /  Yolo County

Compiled by Chana and Yosl Mlotek (paperback, $24.95 + S/H). Similar format. NOTE: Search online for this book. KlezCalifornia does not sell it.

 Yiddish Songbooks

Lectures on music and synagogue life, the meeting of Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Italian and other Jewish musical cultures in Italy and the Mediterranean (past and present), Jews and Opera, Jewish musical revivals. Curator of Collections, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, U.C. Berkeley. Editor, Italian Jewish Musical Traditions (2002...

 Lecturers /  East Bay

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

 Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

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