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Saturday, June 25 • 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Ess, Ess, Mayn Kind: Yiddish Songs About Food

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Saying that food is central to Jewish culture is like saying that the Pacific Ocean is a little damp. With Yiddish cabaret singer Laura Rosenberg, explore how generations of Jews have used songs about food to settle domestic disputes, motivate children to learn, express their nostalgia for the Old Country, and maybe even teach everyone how to get along. No prior Yiddish or musical knowledge necessary!

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Laura Rosenberg

Laura Rosenberg is music director/conductor of the New Yiddish Theater company and performer/producer of Myrna Oy's Yiddish Cabaret concerts. She has sung with the Meshugga Klezmer Band and the JazzKleztet, and is the board chair of KlezCalifornia. During Laura's 35-year career in arts administration, she co-founded and directed the Hot Springs Music Festival (where she currently serves as operations manager and arts administration mentor), and... Read More →


Saturday June 25, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Student Center Ballroom C

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