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'Shloyml Boyml and his lucky Dreydl'

Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 6 PM
Yiddishland California
All Ages

Celebrate Chanukkah at Yiddishland with Yale Strom and his book reading of “Shoyml Boyml and his Lucky Dreidl.” Yale will talk about his career as a researcher, movie maker, and an author. He will be reading excerpts of the book in English and a bisele af Yiddish, and playing some Chanukkah music. We will have festive nosh and mashke.

When: Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. PT (8 p.m. CT, 9 p.m. ET)

Where: Yiddishland California and on Zoom

Tickets: From $18-$25 — the sooner you register the lesser you pay!


Yale Strom is one of the world’s leading ethnographer-artists of klezmer and Roma music and history. He has conducted extensive ethnographic research throughout Eastern Europe since 1981, made nine documentary films, written twelve books, and has had numerous photo exhibitions throughout the world. He has also composed for theatre, film, radio, television and symphony orchestras. His band, Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi, has made fifteen recordings ranging from traditional klezmer to “new” Jewish jazz. He is currently artist-in-residence/professor in the Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University.

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Yiddishland California

Yiddishland California

1128 Wall Street in La Jolla
La Jolla, California 92037
(619) 719-1776

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