Accompanist: Elliott Dainow
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largest, best, and ONLY Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver
Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish,
Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived.
Choir performs for holiday celebrations and special events at the
Peretz Centre and in the Jewish and mainstream communities.
works performed in recent years have included Rozhinkes mit mandlen, Yomervokhets (Jabberwocky), In Amerike, Benyomin der driter, Ikh bin a Yid, Oyb nit nokh hekher,
and excerpts from Di yam gazlonim (Pirates of Penzance,
translated into Yiddish by Al Grand). In 2013, the choir performed a piece written by one of it's members, Victor Neuman, The Family Naiman, which told in narration, song and video, of his family's journey to freedom during the World War II years.
Choir welcomes all new members. What better way to spend a Tuesday
by Jim Peskin. Photos below by Donna Becker)
Rehearsal, Spring 2013
Part of the choir rehearses
Choir takes a break
at Community Third Seder, April 2004
at Van Dusen Gardens, December 2003
Centre for Secular Jewish Culture
Vancouver BC V5Z 3G9
YOU ARE INVITED
TO JOIN OUR CHOIR
welcome. Spend Tuesday evenings learning and singing traditional and
contemporary songs of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and