JWABlog "Postcards from Yiddishland" celebrates KlezKamp
Over at the JWABlog ("Jewesses with Attitude," from the Jewish Women's Archive), researcher Anna Elena Torres writes:
This year's KlezKamp theme was 'Mameloshn: Women in Yiddish Culture,' and there was no shortage of material on that subject. Two matriarchs of Yiddish culture (and winners of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship) taught classes: the drummer Elaine Hoffman Watts, a third-generation klezmer musician from Philly and the first woman admitted to Curtis Institute, who is currently recording the music of her father and grandfather; and Beyle Schaecter-Gottesman, the poet and songwriter, who is the subject of a new documentary.
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