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Ticket Prices & Online Registration

  • Register here. For credit/debit cards, select "Pay with PayPal" (however, you don't need a Paypal account). We add no service fee for online purchase. You can also register online and mail a check (which must be received by Thursday Oct. 24). Online registration closes Friday Oct. 25. Tickets and Passes will also be available (payable by cash, check, or card) in the lobby of the Magnes.
  • Prices: 
  • Saturday night Concert Dance 
  • Sunday morning Master Class
  • Private Music lessons
  • Sunday Yiddish Song Performance 
  • Sunday workshop session #1
  • Sunday workshop session #2
  • Finale Music & Dance Party
  • Afterparty at Subterranean Arthouse
  • $60 adults, $30 teens, $12 kids 6-12
  • P $20 adults, $10 teens, free for kids
  • ** $20 participant [SORRY, FULL]; $10 audience
  • *** TBD
  • $10 adults, $7 teens, $4 kids 
  • $20 adults, $10 teens, $5 kids (or accompanying adult)
  • $20 adults, $10 teens, $5 kids (or accompanying adult)
  • $10 adults, $7 teens, $4 kids
  • $10-$20 sliding scale donation to Subterranean Arthouse
  • Festival Pass includes most individual items (i.e., everything marked P; but NOT Master Class participant, Private Lessons, or Afterparty); don't register separately for them. Passholders also get preferred seating at both concerts. $50 early bird discount ends Tuesday Oct. 22. 
  • Sunday Workshops: Each session, 2:00-3:30pm and 3:45-5:15pm, has several workshops, see here. You do not need to decide in advance which workshop(s) you will attend, and you can switch workshops at any time.
  • Paper Tickets/Passes: Those who register in advance will get paper tickets or passes at "Will Call" desk at the Magnes.
  • Scholarships: See here
  • Volunteers: Would you like to participate in putting on a great Yiddish Culture Festival? We need all kinds of volunteer help, before, during and after the Festival, such as distributing flyers, transportation, checking registrations, and helping at the Information table. If you want to help, email Rivka at [email protected]
  • Group Rates Groups of 10 or more can get tickets discounts to Saturday's concert, please contact 415.789.7679 or info[at]
  • Master Class **  Participants must contact class in advance, please contact masterclass[at] Participant fee is NOT included in Festival Pass, but audience is included in Pass. Tickets will be available at Master Class venue (Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Avenue) on Sunday morning. Doors open 9:30am.
  • Private Lessons ***  To arrange a private music lesson with Deborah Strauss or Jeff Warschauer on Sunday or Monday morning, or with one of the members of Veretski Pass (Cookie Segelstein, Joshua Horowitz, Stu Brotman) on Sunday morning or perhaps another time, please contact info[at] Cost is extra.

Thanks to our financial supporters and co-sponsors

Ticket prices are as affordable as possible to encourage participation by all, but do not cover the actual cost of producing this event. If your circumstances permit, there is an option during the registration process to make a tax-deductible gift to support the Yiddish Culture Festival and KlezCalifornia, or click here.

's 2013 Jewish Culture Festival has been made possible by gifts from:

the Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund of

Gil Rosoff

Getting the word out about the Festival has been possible with the hold of our co-sponsors:

Congregation Netivot Shalom

The Yiddish Culture Festival is presented in partnership with: