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YiddishLand
The 1st Annual Sonoma County Yiddish Cultural Festival

Saturday Concert Tickets

Sunday Workshop Descriptions

An Evening of Yiddish Performance
Saturday, November 15, 2014
7 PM (dance lesson at 6:30!)
Yiddish Cultural Festival
Sunday, November 16, 2014
12-4:30 PM

Enjoy a blowout concert starring Sonoma County's own
Mama Loshn
featuring Gale Kissin, Rhonda Findling and Suzanne Shanbaum
with Mike Margulis on trumpet


plus a dazzling array of gifted guest artists including:

  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


CONCERT PRECEDED AT 6:30 BY
 
A Yiddish Dance Lesson with

BRUCE BIERMAN
Yiddish Dance Maven


Wine and nasheray available for purchase.

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for Concert Tickets

 


Presenters Include:

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

GALE KISSIN
Yiddish Struggle and Culture through its Music

ELAINE LEEDER
American Jewish Radicalism

SUSIE MILLER
Collaging our Legacy

HERSHEL SCHUMAN
Jewish Chicken Farmers of Sonoma County

BINAH BLOCK
Yiddish Dramatics for Kinder and their Parents

ANNA BELLE KAUFMAN
Yiddish Storytime for Kinder and their Parents

And Fabulous Food by Flora Lee Ganzler

Sunday's festival is
FREE


CLICK HERE
for Workshop Descriptions





YiddishLand is hosted by Congregation Ner Shalom.
Both concert and festival are at 85 La Plaza in Cotati.

Event Co-Sponsors Include:
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


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