The Megillah Cycle of Itzik Manger Featuring Mike Burstyn and a star studded cast in association with Congress for Jewish Culture (NY)

2021-02-25T21:37:26-05:00

The Megillah Cycle is a reading of the entire original Megillah of Itzik Manger, which was the inspiration for the 1960’s Broadway Musical sensation which starred a young Mike Burstyn and his parents, the Yiddish Theatre icons Pesach Burstein and Lilian Lux. This virtual celebration will be directed by, and will feature Mike Burstyn and an international celebrity studded cast including Daniel Kahn (Germany), Jamie Elman and Eli Battalion (Yidlife Crisis, Canada), and US Jewish Eleanor Reissa, Shane Baker, Yelena Shmuelenson, Allen Lewis Rickman, Suzanne Toren and Avi Hoffman as Evil Haman. Congress for Jewish Culture (CJC) is a home [...]

The Megillah Cycle of Itzik Manger Featuring Mike Burstyn and a star studded cast in association with Congress for Jewish Culture (NY)2021-02-25T21:37:26-05:00

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Classic Gimpel Tam (Gimpel the Fool) starring Dori Engel in association with Israel’s beloved Nephesh Theatre

2021-02-05T18:09:43-05:00

Engel stars in Gimpel Tam (Gimpel the Fool), performed for The Nephesh Theatre of Israel. The production is based on a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, adapted and directed by Howard Rypp. The Nephesh Theatre, founded in 1978 by Howard Rypp as artistic director and Gabriel Emanuel, has staged more than 100 productions in Hebrew and English. The productions reflect a plurality of beliefs, depicting different communities within Israeli society that must develop a common language and achieve mutual respect. The event can be viewed on Facebook, YouTube and the YI Love Jewish website: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YiddishkaytInitiative Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5Sn79YK2gnyrZiNJgWPuWw Website: https://yilovejewish.org/ [...]

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Classic Gimpel Tam (Gimpel the Fool) starring Dori Engel in association with Israel’s beloved Nephesh Theatre2021-02-05T18:09:43-05:00

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