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20th Jewish Music Festival in Berkeley, CA, Mar 19 - Apr 3

festival logoOpening Night: Members of Israel's East West Ensemble and Omar Faruk Tekbilek & Ensemble—A tour de force that brings together 14 top world music artists in an unforgettable blend of Jewish and Muslim mystical musical traditions and improvisation. Presented in association with the Consulate General of Israel

SATURDAY, 8:00 PM, March 19 - Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley, Berkeley

Tickets and Info: 415-276-1511 or www.brjcc.org
15% discount for groups of 10 and more.
A project of the Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center

The largest festival of Jewish music in the US celebrates its landmark anniversary in Berkeley, San Francisco and Marin. Highlights include members of Israel's East West Ensemble with the Omar Faruk Tekbilek Ensemble, Theodore Bikel with Hankus Netsky, the Klezmatics with Joshua Nelson, Community Music Day with an Instrument Petting Zoo, Hebrew hip-hop, and workshops for all ages; Judith Cohen, a leading scholar of Sephardic music, and Emil Zrihan, an extraordinary Israeli counter-tenor and cantor of the Moroccan tradition in a sneak preview of a new work with America's leading, San Francisco based new music string quartet.

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