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Monday, May 27, 2024

COMMUNITY by Rokhl Kafrissen

You are invited to observe the 81st anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising at the annual commemoration at der shteyn, the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza, in Manhattan’s Riverside Park. Ap…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2023

COMMUNITY by Rokhl Kafrissen

On Aug. 10, we will observe the annual Night of the Murdered Poets, remembering the Soviet Yiddish writers, artists, journalists, and scientists murdered by Stalin. Acclaimed Yiddish perform…

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Rokhl’s Golden City by Rokhl Kafrissen

Join “Itzik and the Golden Peacock: Celebrating 120 Years of Itzik Manger” on Sunday, May 30 at 2 p.m. Watch live on the Congress for Jewish Culture Facebook page.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Commemorate the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19 by Rokhl Kafrissen

It's always a moving event, with music and speeches and fellowship. The event is usually held at the stone in the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza (der shteyn), in Riverside Park. But because we…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Songs From the Ghetto by Rokhl Kafrissen

My friend Shane Baker at the Congress for Jewish Culture has been working on something really special: a new dramatic production of Itzik Manger’s MEGILE LIDER. See it on Feb. 21.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Hey Kids, It’s Yidstock! by Rokhl Kafrissen

I finally saw FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (in Yiddish) and TEVYE SERVED RAW and I can’t recommend them both highly enough.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Tevye Served Raw, Perchik Served Hot by Rokhl Kafrissen

Two Yiddish ‘Fiddlers’ and Funk-a-Deli

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rokhl’s Golden City by Rokhl Kafrissen

When reality confounds satire, only absurdity will do. There’s still time to take in New Yiddish Rep’s NOZHORN.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Citizens Transformed Into Raging Animals, in Yiddish by Rokhl Kafrissen

New Yiddish Rep just opened NOZHORN, a new translation of Eugène Ionesco’s classic of the surreal stage, RHINOCEROS.

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