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Monday, February 15 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Written in Breath: Yiddish Song as Commentary

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Yiddish Song presents yet another vibrant, relevant body of Jewish texts with which to engage, celebrate, and - of course! - argue about the continuities of Jewish spiritual and cultural life. Yiddish singer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell leads a lively discussion where classic Jewish texts are compared and contrasted with Yiddish texts from songs that are performed as a part of the presentation.

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Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

Eight years after making his professional operatic debut, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell is now a vocalist, composer, and arranger specializing in Yiddish art and folk song, chazones, and Chasidic nigunim. Inspired by the phenomena of diaspora culture, his work in traditional Ashkenazi... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am EST