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JEWels: Teasing out the Poetry in Jewish Humor and Storytelling
December 29, 2020 , 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm$18
Yiddish New York in partnership with City Lore presents an event featuring Jewish jokes and tales polished into short poems and presented live on Zoom by a mini-minyan of New York City’s top storytellers, humorists and poets. Hosted by artist, comedian and Moth storyteller Flash Rosenberg, the event also features the storytelling rabbi Edward Schechter, former New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, writer and activist Esther Cohen, poets Bob Holman and Zev Shanken, storyteller Lisa Lipkin and folklorist Steve Zeitlin, City Lore’s founding executive director and editor of JEWels. Click here to purchase a Yiddish New York single session pass. $18. Day Passes and Full Festival passes also available at www.yiddishnewyork.com.