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International Association of Yiddish Clubs, Cleveland, OH, Aug 3-6, 2007

The International Association of Yiddish Clubs 11th conference in Cleveland, Ohio August 3-6, 2007. Each morning will start with a plenary session including Gerry Kane (Toronto), Prof. Kathryn Hellerstein (U of Penn), and Rabbi Y.Y. Jacobson (Algemeiner Journal, editor). Each evening will be filled with entertainment including; Adrienne Cooper, Joanne Borts, Heather Klein, The Silvers and the Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band and attendance at the Concert in the Park (Cain Park). [I'll be singing at the pre-concert with the Workmen's Circle Klezmer Orchestra.] In addition, 30 different lectures/workshops will be presented ranging from Yiddish in Japan, to Yidish: shpigl tsi a shprakh. There also will be vendors and exhibitors—all at the new Marriott Cleveland East Hotel. For the full program and details see the website at: www.derbay.org/cleveland/