City Lore presents Zingeray: Yiddish Songfest
Wednesday, March 18th 6:30 – 8pm
Admission is $15.00
56 East 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues
Ethel Raim, Carol Freeman, Janet Leuchter, Esther Gottesman, Josh Waletsky, Gerry Marcus, Sarah Gordon
songs will be sung a cappella in the unaccompanied Yiddish tradition, followed by audience participation
The music will be preceded by a 10 minute talk by Yiddishist Ross Perlin about Yiddish in New York and on the Lower East Side, going back to a time when “First and First was a Yiddish Speaking intersection.” Following the music, we invite the audience to share of their favorite Yiddish songs, stories, words, and mementos, led by Elissa Sampson.
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