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Sunday, January 14 • 8:45am - 10:00am
Let's All Sing Favorite Yiddish Folksongs: Lomir Alle Zingen

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Albert Einstein said: "The Yiddish folk songs, why, they are the most sincere, the most heartfelt I have heard anywhere. They are the truest expression of the soul of a people." Yiddish language, songs, and theater were the foundations of Broadway, comedy, swing music, and much more. Let's sing old favorites (“Bei Mir Bistu Shayn,” “Grine Kusine,” “Raisins and Almonds,” “Oyfn Pripichik”) and new songs together "oyf mame loshen." All are welcome and we'll pace ourselves accordingly. Copies of all songs (with transliteration) will be provided. If the spirit moves you, please bring copies of your favorite song to share.

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Harvey Niebulski

Yiddish is Harvey's first language—sein mame loshen; it's extraordinarily colorful and remains his favorite. He grew up among Eastern European immigrants in the Bronx and enjoys speaking Yiddish whenever possible. Harvey sings and teaches Yiddish songs and klezmer music in the Seattle area at several venues, including the annual Northwest Folklife Festival, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, and beyond, with klezmorim in his local bands Orkestyr Farfeleh, Duo Rymanow, and the Klez... Read More →

Sunday January 14, 2018 8:45am - 10:00am
Spartan (North)