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Here are six announcements of varying lengths for use in organization and community newsletters and calendars. Use the longest version the organization will print!

VERSION #1 (longest)

Save the dates: KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival, Presidents’ Day Weekend (February 12-15, 2010), at Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto. Co-sponsored by twenty-one organizations INCLUDING NAME OF THIS ORGANIZATION, IF A CO-SPONSOR. Enjoy a full holiday weekend immersed in Yiddish culture and klezmer music. Practice your Yiddish by conversing and singing. Take workshops on Yiddish culture and literature. Dance, sing, shmooze! Musicians: bring your instruments to jam and participate in workshops and master classes (for musicians and for singers) led by internationally renowned musicians. Activities and workshops for musicians and non-musicians, Yiddish speakers and non-Yiddish speakers, covering all levels of ability. Whatever your interests, the Festival has something terrific for you:

  • Musicians - Take advantage of this opportunity to study with master klezmer musicians from around the world, including Frank London, Christian Dawid, Stu Brotman, Josh Horowitz, Cookie Segelstein.
  • Families - Here’s a wonderful, fun, opportunity for your children to learn about the language, traditions, culture and music of our European ancestors. Youth Program for ages 6 and up. 
  • Singers/choruses - Where else can you spend four joyous days singing and learning Yiddish songs with Eleanor Reissa, Sharon Bernstein and Mark Levy? The program includes love songs and labor songs, old favorites and little-known songs.
  • Dancers - Klezmer music is made for dancing and we're bringing you Yiddish dance master Steve Weintraub. Learn the Jewish dances traditionally done to klezmer music: freylekhs, shers, bulgars, and others. These line, circle and partner dances can enliven any simkhe.
  • Yiddish speakers - Live, eat, breathe, sing and speak Yiddish for four days. Study with Harvey Varga and Jon Levitow. What could be better?
  • Synagogue-goers - Experience the exciting premiere of The Klezmer Shul, a new perspective on prayer by three klezmer musicians.
  • World culture fans - Explore Jewish interactions with our Greek, Roma, Balkan, Polish and American neighbors.
  • Concerts Saturday and Sunday evenings - Saturday: Staff Concert. Sunday: South Bay premiere of The Klezmer Shul, a new perspective on prayer by three klezmer musicians. Both followed by dance parties.
  • And more ...

Spread the word so that everyone can join us at this simkhe. Program and registration information at www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org, 415/789-7679.



VERSION #2

Save the dates: KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival, Presidents’ Day Weekend (February 12-15), at Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto. Co-sponsored by twenty-one organizations including NAME OF THIS ORGANIZATION, IF A CO-SPONSOR. Enjoy a full holiday weekend immersed in Yiddish culture and klezmer music. Practice your Yiddish by conversing and singing. Take workshops on Yiddish culture and literature. Dance, sing, shmooze! Musicians: bring your instruments to jam and participate in workshops and master classes (for musicians and for singers) led by internationally renowned musicians. Activities and workshops will be available for musicians and non-musicians, Yiddish speakers and non-Yiddish speakers, covering all levels of ability and interests. Youth Program for ages 6 and up. Spread the word so that everyone can join us at this simkhe. Program and registration information at www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org, 415/789-7679.


VERSION #3

Save the dates: KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival, Presidents’ Day Weekend (February 12-15), at Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo  Alto. Co-sponsored by twenty-one organizations including NAME OF THIS ORGANIZATION, IF A CO-SPONSOR. Full holiday weekend of participatory Yiddish culture and klezmer music. Singing, dancing, music, Yiddish conversation and literature. For all ages, musicians and  non-musicians. All levels of Yiddish, all levels of music. Youth program for ages 6 and up. Tell friends and family to join you for this fabulous, participatory community simkhe! Program and registration information at www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org 415/789-7679.


VERSION #4

Save the dates: KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival. February 12-15, 2010 (Presidents’ Day Weekend) in Palo Alto, at Congregation Etz Chayim. An entire weekend of Yiddish culture and Klezmer music. Singing, dancing, music, language, literature. For all ages, musicians and non-musicians, Yiddish speakers and non-speakers. Put the Festival on your calendar now! Invite friends and family to join you for this fabulous, participatory community simkhe! Program and registration informaiton at www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org, 415/789-7679.


VERSION #5

Save the dates: KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival. Presidents’ Day Weekend (February 12-15, 2010) in Palo Alto. An entire weekend of Yiddish culture and klezmer music! Presented by KlezCalifornia and Congregation Etz Chayim. Program and registration information: www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org, 415/789-7679. 


VERSION #6 (shortest)

KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival
February 12-15, 2010
at Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto
www.klezcalifornia.org, info@klezcalifornia.org, 415/789-7679