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TALK | The Essential Klezmer, with Seth Rogovoy | Thursday, July 7, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

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YIDSTOCK 2022 | Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock’s artistic director and author of The Essential Klezmer takes the audience on a multimedia journey through klezmer, from Old World shtetls to New World stages.

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WORKSHOP | Instrumental Klezmer, with Brian Bender | Saturday, July 9, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

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YIDSTOCK 2022 | An instrumental workshop for aspiring klezmer musicians, taught by trombonist/keyboardist Brian Bender of the Yiddishkeit Klezmer Ensemble. Click to read more and purchase tickets.

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Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman

Esther Gottesman, granddaughter of Yiddish poet Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman and daughter of folklorist and professor Itzik Gottesman, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 10th, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. The interview focuses on her grandmo...

2012-08-26

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Benzion Miller

Benzion Miller, world-renowned Hasidic cantor and collector and composer of nigunim [wordless melodies], was interviewed by Hankus Netsky in Borough Park, New York on June 6, 2012. Benzion came from a family of cantors, including his father, grandfa...

2012-06-13

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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How Klezmer Defined a Community

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

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Seth Rogovoy Talks All Things Klezmer and Yidstock

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YIDSTOCK: The Festival of New Yiddish Music Brings Some of Klezmer's Biggest Stars to the Virtual Stage

YIDSTOCK 2021 will be a 75-minute program featuring Yiddish songs of social justice [May 20, 2021]

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From Hip Hop to Klezmer

Socalled demonstrates his sampling process

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Andy Statman and the Klezmer Revival

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

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Flying Klezmer

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

40 Years in Yiddishland: The Yiddish Book Center celebrates the Klezmer Conservatory Band

This special, ninety-minute video retrospective from the Yiddish Book Center celebrates the history of the KCB.

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Yidstock 2013:Top names in klezmer to perform July 18-21

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

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The Klezmer Revival

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Klezmer musician Michael Winograd talks about how a Klezmer revival happened, but is not still happening.

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דערצײלונגען

אבֿרהם רײזען

Dertseylungen

Avrom Reyzen

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books

אלע ווערק

באַנד: 27

Ale ṿerḳ

Volume: 27

Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916

Nyu Yorḳ : Sholem-Aleykhem folḳsfond, 1917

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

December 2019: Handpicked

Zeke is a Yiddish Book Center Translation Fellow and musicology doctoral student. After delving into his selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Zeke about his choices.

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אלע ווערק פון שלום עליכם

באַנד: 15

שלום עליכם

Ale ṿerḳ fun Sholem Aleykhem

Volume: 15

Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916

Buenos Ayres : Iḳuf, 1952

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

Cubist depiction of band instruments.

Weekly Reader The Past and Present of Yiddish Music

April 3, 2022 - Put on your favorite klezmer album while you enjoy the warmer weather and delve a bit deeper into the story of this fabulous genre.

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A lineart portrait of the Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem

"My First Jewish Novel, Stempenyu"

The prologue and first chapter of Sholem Aleichem's classic Jewish romance, newly translated by Daniel Kennedy.

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A Yiddish Salon in the Bronx

Singer and poet Bertha Kling created a haven for fellow immigrants and Yiddish writers. [Posted March 5, 2020]

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