New York Yiddish Theater plans international Jewish arts festival for 2015

11.06.2012                      21.Siwan. 5772

Jüdische Welt:

New York Yiddish Theater plans international Jewish arts festival for 2015

A weeklong festival with 100 events will feature performances and workshops in many languages exploring Jewish identity.

For almost 100 years the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene in New York has churned out productions in the old language of Eastern and Central European Jews, nursing and expanding a cultural connection. Theater officials are now stretching their horizons with plans for an ambitious international Jewish arts festival in New York in 2015, featuring performances and workshops in many languages exploring Jewish identity….