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Dybbuk Remix: Dancing Between Worlds, with Karen Goodman

A multi-media experience Presented by Dancer, Choreographer, Filmmaker KAREN GOODMAN Join us for this singular multi-media meditation on S. Ansky and his Dybbuk as related to the beautiful genre of Jewish art dance and the interplay between the weight of the past and its artistic expression in the present. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy-JQYSR8ig The present, of course, includes the effects of the […]

Yom Hashoah 80th Anniversary

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising TO WITNESS, CONSOLE and LAMENT: A World Premier Dramatic Reading of Yitshak Katzenelson’s epic powerful work about the Warsaw Ghetto - Song of the Massacred Jewish People (1943-44) דאָס ליד פֿונעם אויסגעהרגעטן ייִדישן פֿאָלק In English and Yiddish With Special Guest Appearance by Mike Burstyn Directed by Jeremy Aluma In-person at the HMLA Yitshak Katzenelson […]

Animation Sings New Life into Once Popular Yiddish Songs

 Presented by Jane Peppler Musician, composer, singer, translator Jane Peppler has been researching brilliant but forgotten Yiddish theater songs for more than a decade. How, then, to get people to listen to these obscure but marvellous songs, when most people have heard - and loved - only the same 20 Yiddish songs over and over again? Animation was […]