Cape Verdeans and Jews. Jews and Cape Verdeans. What do we have in common? First, we are both diaspora peoples, with the majority of each group living far from its homeland. The Cape Verdean-Jewish Passover Seder is an annual event of cultural connection between these two groups that previously had had little contact with each other in Boston.
Featuring artists Elke Reva Sudin, Goldie Gross, Sarah Mochkin, Hiroots Bootika Yoseph, Jessica M. Kaufman, Heather Stoltz, and Yona Verwer. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon, Jewish Art Salon and Repair the World.
Jerry Wicentowski is an unusually gifted singer and guitarist, who has combined the musical style and melodies of American bluegrass with beloved ancient Hebrew Sabbath songs. His band is comprised of some of the best bluegrass musicians in the Bay Area—and their collaboration is breathtaking.
Author David A. Goldstein will explore the fascinating phenomenon of African American basketball players in Israel, as described in "Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land." Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon, Jewish Community Library.
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