Welcome - שלום עליכם
to

YiddishLand
The 1st Annual Sonoma County Yiddish Cultural Festival


Thank You to This Year's Performers
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Thank You to This Year's Presenters
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MAMA LOSHN
featuring Gale Kissin, Rhonda Findling and Suzanne Shanbaum
with Mike Margulis on trumpet

  SARA FELDER
Award Winning Juggler, Playwright & Performance Artist

NAOMI NEWMAN
Co-Founder, Traveling Jewish Theatre

  JUBILEE KLEZMER ENSEMBLE
with Alby Kass

  LAURIE LIPPIN
Accordionist Extraordinaire

  SCOTT GERBER
The "Yiddish Cowboy"

  IRWIN KELLER
"Winnie" of The Kinsey Sicks
America's Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet
performing with Lorenzo Valensi and John Maas

BRUCE BIERMAN
Yiddish Dance Maven






GESHER CALMENSON
Mapping our Amazing Yiddish Journey

LORETTA DENNER
Humor and Curse in Yiddish Life and Literature

ERIC EDELSTEIN
Yiddish Lives Project & Preserving Our Life Stories

REB IRWIN KELLER
Mysteries of Yiddish: Unlocking the Lexicon
The Joys of Yiddish Poetry
Yiddish for Kids

GALE KISSIN
Where Does Yiddish Come From and How Do We Put it to Music?

ELAINE LEEDER
American Jewish Radicalism

SUSIE MILLER
Collaging our Legacy

HERSCHEL SCHUMAN
Jewish Chicken Farmers of Sonoma County

BINAH BLOCK
Yiddish Dramatics for Kinder and their Parents

ANNA BELLE KAUFMAN
Yiddish Storytime with Chaneh Beyleh

And Fabulous Food by Flora Lee Ganzler


Thank you to our host, Congregation Ner Shalom.
Thank you to Flora Lee Ganzler for creating our YiddishLand kitchen.
Thank you to our volunteers, too many to count!

Thank you to our co-sponsors:
Jewish Community Center of Sonoma County
B'nai Israel Jewish Center
Congregation Beth Ami
Congregation Ner Shalom
Congregation Shomrei Torah
Congregation Shir Shalom
Jewish Family and Children's Services
KlezCalifornia
Russian River Jewish Community
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring of Northern California

Thank you to our friends in the business community:
Atascadero Creek Winery
Maile Arnold
Bohemian Creamery
Community Market/Sebastopol
Hagafen Cellars
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Oliver’s Market
Sonoma Wine Shop
Straus Family Creamery
Windsor Vineyards


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