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Get your Folksbiene! LIVE fix at any time from anywhere with our new on-demand video library of virtual events — featuring unforgettable musical performances, exclusive interviews, instructive lessons, and so much more!

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Zalmen's Living Room Concerts

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Early Yiddish Vaudeville Songs
10/22/20

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Songs of Spirituality and the New Year
9/17/20

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Songs of Work and Hope – Songs of Childhood
9/10/20

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Songs of Work and Hope – Labor Day Concert
9/3/20

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Songs My Parents Loved
8/26/20

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Special Requests and Dedications – Part 2
8/20/20

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Yiddish Summer Camps – Part 2
8/13/20

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Special Requests and Dedications – Part 1
7/23/20

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Songs of Summer Camp – Part 1
7/16/20

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Yiddish Theatre Favorites
7/9/20

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Songs of America: Di Goldene Medina
7/2/20

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A Joyful Sound! Songs of Celebration 
6/25/20

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More Love Songs
6/18/20

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Songs of Love and Romance
6/4/20

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Songs of Civil Rights and Freedom
6/4/20

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Zalmen Mlotek “Living Room Concert” (May 14, 2020)
5/14/20

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Folksbiene! Live: Zalmen Mlotek “Living Room Concert”
5/7/20

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Zalmen Mlotek “Living Room Concert” 
4/22/20

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Living Room Concert with Folksbiene Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek ENCORE
3/26/20

Folksbiene!LIVE_Zalmen
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Folksbiene Live with Zalmen Mlotek
3/17/20

15 Minute Yiddish

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15 Minute Yiddish (more or less)
S1 Ep1: What is Yiddish?

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S1 Ep2: Greetings and Introductions.

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S1 Ep3: Nu, How Are You?

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S1 Ep4: Polite Expressions and The Fine Art of the Yiddish Kvetsh

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S1 Ep5: Mishpokhe (Family)

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S1 Ep6: Erter (Places)

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S1 Ep7: Activities and Occupations

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S1 Ep8: Esn (Food)

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S1 Ep9: Fun Vanen Kumstu? (Where Do You Come From?)

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S1 Ep10: Fun With Numbers

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S1 Ep11: “Vot Time Is It?”

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S1 Ep12: Forward to the Past

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S1 Ep13: Adjective-o-rama

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S1 Ep14: In Yiddish we have a lot of negatives, but we don’t stress it.

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S1 Ep15: Season 1 Finale

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S2 Ep1: Iberkhazer (Review)

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S2 Ep2: Going to Town

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S2 Ep3: Abi Gezunt (as long as you have your health)

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S2 Ep4: Adjective-O-Rama Part Tsvey

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S2 Ep5: The Khanike Special

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S2 Ep6: In Der Heym (at home)

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S2 Ep7: Farsheydene Zakhn (various things)

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S2 Ep8: Iberkhazer Klas (review class)

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S2 Ep9: Adverb-O-Rama

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S2 Ep10: Di Tsaytn Fun Yor (seasons)

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S2 Ep11: Gefiln (feelings)

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S2 Ep12: Batsiyungen (Relationships)

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S2 Ep13: Dates

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S2 Ep14: Conditions

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S2 Ep15: Season Finale Purim

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S3 Ep1: Back to Shule

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S3 Ep2: Dertseyln Mayses, Pt. 1

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S3 Ep3: Dertseyln Mayses, Pt. 2

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S3 Ep4: Flora and Fauna

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S3 Ep 5: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

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S3 Ep 6: What’s In A (Yiddish) Name?

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S3 Ep 7: Bad Things

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S3 Ep 8: Good Things

Concerts & Events

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Autumn Songs with Theresa Nova and Friends 

Autumn Songs with Theresa Tova and friends, is a new Yiddish music concert featuring powerhouse vocalist Theresa Tova alongside collaborators Fern Lindzon and David Woodhead

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Sruli and Lisa’s Family Concert

Join Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer for some Yiddish music, Yiddish magic, and Yiddish potatoes! 

CAST: Lisa Mayer, Sruli Dresdner, Charlie Dresdner, Johnny Dresdner 

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Tatiana Wechsler – Anywhere I Wander

Tatiana Wechsler performs a jazzy Sukkot concert from her home.

CAST: Tatiana Wechsler

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Magda Fishman – A Sweet New Year

Ring in Rosh Hashana with a joyous concert from Magda Fishman, featuring special appearances from her young son.

CAST: Magda Fishman

Tony Perry "The Way I Feel" Folksbiene Live!
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Tony Perry “The Way I Feel”

“Soul to Soul” star Tony Perry performs a multicultural quest for hope and peace.

CAST: Tony Perry

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The Great Yiddish Theatre Quiz – Part 3

An amusing quiz show prepared and hosted by Yiddish theatre personality Mikhl Yashinsky. 

HOST: Mikhl Yashinsky

CONTESTANTS: Liz Walber, Nick Block, Judy Barlas

Rachel Policar in Concert
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Rachel Policar: Lullabies and Love Songs from my Living Room

Rachel Policar (The Golden Bride) returns with your favorite songs from the Yiddish theater.

CAST: Rachel Policar, Cameron Johnson

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Maida Feingold: Sing Out for Peace and Justice!

A concert in Yiddish and English featuring folk singer and guitarist Maida Feingold

CAST: Maida Feingold

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The Great Yiddish Quiz – Part 2

An amusing quiz show prepared and hosted by Yiddish theatre personality Mikhl Yashinsky. 

HOST: Mikhl Yashinsky

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Elmore James “Coming Together In Song”

Star of NYTF’s “Soul to Soul” performs a concert featuring songs from the repertoire of Paul Robeson.

CAST: Elmore James, Zalmen Mlotek

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The Great Yiddish Quiz

An amusing quiz show prepared and hosted by Yiddish theatre personality Mikhl Yashinsky. 

HOST: Mikhl Yashinsky

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Maida Feingold’s “The Songs of Itzik Manger”

Folk singer and guitarist Maida Feingold performs the music of folk bard and poet Itzik Manger. 

CAST: Maida Feingold

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A Concert with Lisa Fishman

Lisa Fishman sings and tells stories about the wide history of Yiddish music. 

CAST: Lisa Fishman

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Ron Tal “Eleven Hours Away”

Ron Tal performs a love letter to the past and home while celebrating Israeli music. 

CAST: Ron Tal 

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Danial Kahn presents “Yiddish Blues in Berlin”

Multi-instrumentalist Danial Kahn sings the blues in English and Yiddish. 

CAST: Danial Kahn

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An Afternoon Salon with Joe Mace

Joe Mace performs a collection of songs in Yiddish, English, and a few languages in between with Daniel Rigamer and Zalmen Mlotek on piano. 

CAST: Joe Mace, Daniel Rigamer, Zalmen Mlotek

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Adam B. Shapiro Live from Shapiro Hall

Adam B. Shapiro sings a repertoire that includes selections from Fool to Fiddler. 

CAST: Adam B. Shapiro

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Zisl Slepovitch: Klezmer Clarinet and Beyond

Zisl Sleplovitch steps into the wide world of klezmer and teaches audiences about a rich history they may not recognize.

CAST: Zisl Slepovitch

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Avi Hoffman: A Life in Yiddish Theatre

Avi Hoffman musically and dramatically reflects on his career and what it means to have created a life in the Yiddish theatre. 

CAST: Avi Hoffman

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Love Duets Lunchtime Concert (featuring Stephanie Lynn Mason and Drew Seigla)

Stephanie Lynn Mason and Drew Seigla, stars of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and real-life sweethearts, present a series of love songs and a Q&A with the audience. 

CAST: Stephanie Lynn Mason, Drew Seigla

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Allan Sherman on a Friday Evening (featuring Ben Liebert and Blair Alexis Brown)

Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish stars Ben Liebert and Blair Alexis Brown perform an evening of funny tunes from legendary performer Allan Sherman.

CAST: Ben Liebert, Blair Alexis Brown

Theater

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Great Yiddish Monologues (Eyner Aleyn)
An evening of great monologues from the Yiddish stage featuring Motl Didner, Lea Kalisch, Rebecca Keren, and Eli Rosen.

CAST: Motl Didner, Lea Kalisch, Rebecca Keren, Eli Rosen

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Kvarentin Shmarentin or Humor on Kovid

An evening of Jewish humor in Yiddish to relieve tension from the first lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CAST: Leyzer Burko, Motl Lidner, Elize-Rokhl Dorder, Zalmen Mlotek

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On the Air:
Vintage Radio Plays from the Golden Age of WEVD Yiddish Radio

Celebrating the legacy of Yiddish radio, the event features two episodes from “A Velt Mit Veltelekh” by Nahum Stutchkoff. 

CAST: Leyzer Burko, Eli Rosen, Lori Leifer, Motl Didner, Zalmen Mlotek

Fiddler On The Roof

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In Conversation with the cast of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

The cast of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and director Joel Grey answer questions about the process of creating a new kind of Yiddish-language theatre

Guests: Joel Grey, Steven Skybell, Jennifer Babiak, Rachel Zatcoff, Stephanie Lynne Mason, Rosie Jo Neddy, Jackie Hoffman, Ben Liebert, Daniel Kahn, Cameron Johnson, Bruce Sabath, Mary Illes, Jodi Snyder, Joanne Borts, Josh Dunn, Kirk Geritano, Michael Yashinsky, Samantha Hahn, Evan Mayer, Raquel Nobile, Nick Raynor, Adam B. Shapiro, James Monroe Števko, Lauren Jeanne Thomas, Bobby Underwood 

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The Making of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish with Folksbiene Associate Artistic Director Motl Didner

NYTF Associate Artistic Director Motl Didner takes us behind the scenes of creating the groundbreaking 2018 production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish.

HOST: Motl Didner

Conversations

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Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics


Budd Mishkin interviews the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics, Frank London and Lorin Skamberg.

HOST: Budd Mishkin

GUESTS: Frank London, Lorin Skamberg

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“From Bronx to Broadway”
Manny Azenberg — Hosted by Budd Mishkin

Budd Mishkin interviews legendary theatre producer Emanuel “Manny” Azenberg on his long career.

HOST: Budd Mishkin

GUEST: Emanuel “Manny” Azenberg 

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Louise Kerz Hirschfeld — Hosted by Budd Mishkin

Budd Mishkin interviews theatre historian, museum curator, and television researcher Louise Kerz Hirschfeld. 

HOST: Budd Mishkin

GUEST: Louise Kerz Hirschfeld

Robert Klein
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Robert Klein — Hosted by Budd Mishkin

Budd Mishkin interviews stand-up comedian, singer, and actor Robert Klein. 

HOST: Budd Mishkin

GUEST:Robert Klein

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–Joel Grey