The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Eleanor Reissa Keeps Yiddish Alive through Music and Theater

The queen of Yiddish cabaret, Eleanor Reissa, is a Brooklyn-born native Yiddish speaker whose work in theater as a director, actor, writer, and choreographer garnered her a Tony Award nomination and propelled her into the front ranks of Yiddish theater and music. Eleanor Reissa & Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars will kickoff the Yiddish Book Center's sixth annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music on Thursday, July 13, at 8pm.

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