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Celebrating Yinglish

7091 W Atlantic Ave 7091 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33446, Delray Beach

A musical multi-media celebration of ‘Yinglish’ and the songs that made it famous— the unique linguistic combination of Yiddish and English.Renowned entertainer and Jewish cultural activist Avi Hoffman presents a musical multi-media celebration of ‘Yinglish’ and the songs that made it famous - the unique American linguistic combination of Yiddish and English. From the over 5000 Yiddish words that have officially become a part of the English language, Avi has fun with the stories, words and songs that celebrate the idiomatic phenomenon that laid the foundation for modern mainstream culture. This lecture incorporates the writings of Avi’s mother, retired Columbia University [...]

Passover: An Interfaith Perspective

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A panel discussion on the Social, Historic and Interfaith aspects of the iconic Jewish Holiday with musical performances from around the world Moderated Avi Hoffman Panelists: Professor Mark Luttio (Lynn University), Ted Brownstein (Abrahamic Reunion), and Dr. Debbie Almontaser (Bridging Cultures Group) With musical performances by: Frank London (Grammy Award Winning Jazz Musician), Daniel Kahn (Germany), and Cantor Shira Ginsburg (USA). One day only during Passover! Sunday, April 28 WATCH HERE

Go Down, Moses on YouTube

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SYNOPSIS: It’s 1985. Ethics professor Philip Hoffman and newly appointed Dean of Students Albert Becker already have a long history. They marched side by side for civil rights, registered voters together during freedom summer, and have maintained a friendship that crosses the boundaries of race, religion and country of birth. Now they work at a small, liberal university, where part of the job is training a new crop of activists. When a star student from the South Bronx – Angela Carter - crosses the administration and invites a controversial speaker to campus, free speech becomes a battle cry, and still [...]

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