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Shloyml Boyml and his lucky Dreydl

December 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Celebrate Chanukkah at Yiddishland with Yale Strom and his book reading of Shoyml Boyml and his Lucky Dreidl. Yale will read excerpts of the book in English and a bisele af Yiddish, and in addition play some Chanukkah music. We will serve Purim nosh and drinks as well.

For all in-person participants, will have increased measures of security provided by the office of the mayor of San Diego.

When: Thursday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. PT (8:00 p.m. CT, 9:00 p.m. ET)

Where: Yiddishland California and on Zoom.

Early Bird (until Thursday, November 30): $25

General Admission (after Thursday, November 30): $40

Zoom Early Bird (until Thursday, November 30): $10

General Admission on Zoom (after Thursday November 30): $18

Yale Strom is one of the world’s leading ethnographer-artists of klezmer and Roma music and history. He has conducted extensive ethnographic research throughout Eastern Europe since 1981, made nine documentary films, written twelve books, and has had numerous photo exhibitions throughout the world. He has also composed for theatre, film, radio, television and symphony orchestras. His band, Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi, has made fifteen recordings ranging from traditional klezmer to “new” Jewish jazz. He is currently artist-in-residence/professor in the Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University.