“Unorthodox” is a 4-part Netflix series based on a book written in 2012. It’s a really interesting glimpse into the Satmar Hasidic community in NYC and both the show and book have lots of fodder for discussion. Join us to talk about the show and/or book: Sunday, May 17 at 11 am or 7:30 pm. […]
Arts & Culture
We know how important it is for Jewish families to gather with family, loved ones, and friends to celebrate Passover at the Seder table. But this year, we must be more careful. We have been asked, and in many cases, ordered, by health experts and government officials to stay at home and to socially distance. […]
Passover Song #1 The Building Song Passover Song #2 Pharaoh, Pharaoh Song #3 #3 Listen King Pharaoh Song #4 Frogs Song # 5 Where’s the Afikomen?
The Asheville Jewish Folk Music Collection Project brought together local Asheville Jewish musicians and singers to select and record an original composition with Jewish and/or Hebrew content and professionally produce a CD to be shared with the community at a concert and CD release event. Musicians were invited to collaborate with each other on their recordings, and one […]
On September 11 at the Asheville JCC, Lisa Sturz of Red Herring Puppets performed My Grandfather’s Prayers, an adult puppet show based on the life of Sturz’s grandfather, Cantor Izso Glickstein (1890-1947). Glickstein was a Jewish Ukrainian prodigy and immigrant whose powerful voice gave expression to the victims of the violent Jewish Diaspora of the […]