Courses by instructor: Gerry Tenney
Gerry Tenney is a musician, recording artist, children’s entertainer, leader of the bands California Klezmer and The Lost Tribe, and president of KlezCalifornia, a Bay Area organization supporting Yiddish culture. He directed the local Jewish Music Festival in its early years and organized the first klezmer camp in California. He performs in the musical comedy duo of the Kvetchy Cowboys with Arje Shaw. He composed music for “Rebels with a Cause,” a 2000 documentary film about the Students for a Democratic Society.
Yiddish Culture in American Jewish Life
Yiddishania: The Gantzeh Cholent
In this four-session course produced by KlezCalifornia, we will explore different facets of Yiddish Culture in American Jewish Life. We'll cover a basic introduction of Yiddish language and history, look at family, food, holiday practices, ...