The Joy of Jewish Music and Dance (April 21, 2024 drop-in)


Sun Apr 21 2024 at 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm


JCC East Bay | Berkeley, CA

Celebrate "The Joy of Jewish Music and Dance" at the JCC East Bay! Great for musicians, dancers, and enthusiasts of music and dance!
About this Event

April 21, 2024
Musicians/dancers/teacher: and

Series dates: January 28, February 25, March 24, April 21, and May 19, 2024

Time: 1pm-4pm

Join our new monthly series celebrating "The Joy of Jewish Music and Dance!" Great for musicians, dancers, and enthusiasts to meet, schmooze, or simply to take in the beauty of these rich traditions.

Each session has three parts

  1. During the first hour, participants can choose between two spaces to learn multi-ethnic music and dance technique and styles.
  1. Participants will all come together for the second hour for a dance party focusing on the dances and tunes taught in the prior hour.
  1. The third hour will be an informal music jam in one or more of the classroom spaces at the JCC.

5-session series: $72.00

Drop-in admission: $18.00-$54.00 sliding scale

100% ticket revenue goes to cover musican/dance teacher fees. No one turned away for lack of funds. Kids are free.

Music and Dance performance/teacher schedule

  • January 28, 2024 - Qadim Ensemble and Miriam Peretz
  • February 25, 2024 - Asaf Ophir and Bruce Bierman
  • March 24, 2024 - Zoe Aqua and Bruce Bierman
  • April 21, 2024 - Veretski Pass and Bruce Bierman
  • May 19, 2024 - Saul Goodman's Klezmer Band and Bruce Bierman

Sheet music and reference recordings as available will be posted to the KlezCalifornia tune archive.

Presented in association with and with support from the J and .

Equal access to all

The JCC East Bay invites you to join us for this program. We welcome and support our diverse Jewish community, people of all religions, nationalities, and socioeconomic backgrounds, communities of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ+ community. The JCC East Bay believes it is important for people of all abilities to feel welcome and included in our space. Our 100+ year old historic building does offer limitations, and cannot accommodate everyone in the way we would hope. Please let us know your specific needs so we can best make you feel included in our space. If you are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to afford the price of the ticket, please contact [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you to make your experience at the JCC East Bay a positive one.

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Please be aware that JCC East Bay will be taking photographs at this event and may use the photos in our marketing. If you do not want your image recorded for marketing purposes, please make your wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers. By participating in this event, you consent to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used, without compensation, for use in any and all media.


Where is it happening?

JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, United States

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USD 18.00 to USD 54.00

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