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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Best Festival Ever! May 21 - 28, 2017 Program Guide coming out next week, and complete Calendar of Events will be posted at www.jewishmusicweek.com on Friday, April 20. Here are some of the highlights: Rocky Mountain Jewgrass    Sunday May 21  Direct from Colorado - it's the rockin'est bluegrass band around, and all with a Jewish twist. Sky in the City Monday May 22   Award-winning singer-songwriter...
The Torah is the heart of Judaism and the Jewish community. Writing a Hebrew letter on the parchment can be a unique spiritual experience. In fact, writing a letter of Torah allows a person to fulfill the 613th mitzvah, or commandment, of writing a new Torah. Congregation Agudas Achim, a Jewish synagogue with roots in Austin for more than 100...
For the UA Jewish community, spring is a time of holy tradition, community and storytelling with the annual celebration of Passover. Rachel Ungar, a UA Junior and president of the Hillel Jewish Student Association, said that she believes that the story behind Passover is significant because of its underlying message of unity and how it emphasizes the importance of acknowledging...
Interested in some fascinating lore about how Yiddish creativity uniquely interconnects with L.A.'s history?  Then you will love this dynamic talk! The Surprising History of Consumption, Yiddish Poets, and L.A.'s Pioneering Hospitals:  Staying Alive! Presented by Dr. Caroline Luce, Ph.D.               as part of the                    LA Public Library LA...
Tonight, the 19th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev, is celebrated as the “Rosh Hashanah of Chassidism.” It was on this date, in the year 1798, that the founder of Chabad Chassidism, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (1745–1812), was freed from his imprisonment in czarist Russia. More than a personal liberation, this was a watershed event in the...
Intensive Weekend for Advanced-Intermediate and Advanced Students January 13 - January 16, 2017 Dr. Sheva Zucker  will be offering an intensive Yiddish weekend for intermediate-advanced and advanced Yiddish students. This will be a total immersion experience with one of the foremost Yiddish teachers in America. The weekend will consist of grammar, conversation and readings from Yiddish literature. (The exact curriculum will be decided based...
December 8, 2016, 6-8pm San Diego History Center, In the heart of Balboa Park The San Diego History Center and Cinewest Productions cordially invite you to a private, preview presentation of Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community. A major new exhibition and documentary film project running March 2017 - January 2018, focusing on Jewish Life...
Come catch Ben Schaechter and then Binyumen Schaechter in back-to-back weekends First Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 9:30 PM at the Metropolitan Room 34 West 22 St, New York City It Helps to Sing About It: Songs of Ben Schaechter and Dan Kael with a terrific cast of award-winning performers: Celia Berk, Nora Davis, Joshua Lance Dixon Kelli Rabke, Marissa Mulder, David Perlman and Ben Schaechter, Pianist   For more info, and for tickets To hear a sampling...
The Ahlers Center for International Business and the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego invite you to join us for a presentation with Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez. The U.S. Election Process and its Impact on Mexico September  15, 2016 11:00am - 12:00 pm Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Room E Presentation As the United States prepares to elect its next president, there has been much debate...
A talk (in English) by Mark L. Smith, Ph.D. They were the first to use eye-witness accounts and the first to talk about "spiritual resistance". And with the destruction of their civilization, they had been overlooked. Until now. Tayere Fraynd, Please join us for this groundbreaking event this Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 PM Location:  American Jewish University See below for details and to RSVP. The first event...

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