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Brief News

THE JEWISH SOUL: Ten Classics of Yiddish Cinema is now available in a 5 blu-ray set. It includes Dybbuk, and American Matchmaker with audio commentary by Eve Sicular. Read this LA Times article for a an extended review of this new box set of restored Yiddish films.

Bandleader/film scholar Eve Sicular was awarded a Wallis Annenberg Helix Fellowship Alumni Grant for New Yiddish Culture, to create a new version of "Farlangen" from Henekh Kon's 1937 Dybbuk soundtrack.

Ulmer's Yiddish Films

Eve Sicular's full exploration of director Edgar Ulmer's "Canon of Cinema Contagion: Gothic Yiddish Plague Meets TB Screen Crusade" now up at Yiddishkayt.org

Yiddishkayt also co-hosted the Layka Lens series! Author/bandleader Eve joined the Thurs, Aug 27, 2020 panel discussion on Ulmer's dystopic shtetl movie "The Light Ahead" aka Fishke der Krumer | פישקע דער קרומער

Official Selection JxJ Washington Jewish Film Festival 2019 Read Eve's latest article in the Forward on Yiddish cinema titled "In a horror master's rare TB films, warnings for a future pandemic," and discover the related Yiddish films of Edgar Ulmer.

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Traveling Show Surprising Finds Mosaic Persuasion Yiddish For Travelers

Metropolitan Klezmer: Mosaic Persuasion — featuring guest artists from the all-female Isle of Klezbos. Nearly a full hour of eclectic exuberance, including lesser-known gems adapted from Yiddish film soundtracks and theater classics, plus a lush six-page booklet with complete Yiddish lyrics, transliteration and English translation, and colorful photos of both bands.

Read reviews of Mosaic Persuasion

Mosaic Persuasion CD or DOWNLOAD:
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  • OutMusic Award Outstanding Producer: 2002
  • Jewish Week Top Ten, 2001

 

  1. Kalarash/Dancing With Chairs
  2. Brandwein in the Lotus Groove
  3. Northern Doyna/An Alter Nigun [An Old Tune]/Abi Gezunt [As Long As You're Healthy]
  4. Samovar Freylekhs
  5. Mayn Rue plats [My Resting Place]
  6. In Laws’ Taxim/Mekhutonim Tants [In-Laws' Dance]
  7. Muzikalisher Tango
  8. Humphrey Bulgar
  9. Lomir Zikh Iberbetn [Let's Make Up]
  10. Medyatsiner Waltz
  11. East(ern) Village Hanuka
  12. Uskudar Taxim/Terk in Amerike
  13. Unter di Khurves fun Poyln [Under the Ruins of Poland]
  14. Rifka’s Dream
  15. Szol a Kakas Mar [The Rooster Crows]
  16. Araber Tants [Arab Dance]