The press has called Tony Award-nominated director, Broadway actress and singer Eleanor Reissa the “Yiddish Beyonce.” Yiddish movies have been showcased at Sundance and film festivals world-wide. Mario “Moishele” Alfonso teases audience with his lecture entitled, “Making Yiddish Sexy Again.”
What’s going on?
“There’s a worldwide renaissance of Yiddish language and Jewish culture,” answers Avi Hoffman, a world-renowned, award-winning entertainer and Jewish cultural activist. “We’re proud to announce the first annual YI LOVE YiddishFest at the Colony Theatre on Miami Beach.”
Award-winning Klezmer concerts, plays, films, lectures and other contemporary Jewish media – it’s all at Yiddishfest!
A vibrant, energetic explosion of Yiddish-language Klezmer music by Tony-award nominated Eleanor Reissa, Grammy-award winning Frank London & The Klezmer Brass Allstars.