Come enjoy a theatre reading of Sholem Aleichem’s best known comedies, followed by the first Yiddish musical comedy talking picture! A day of fun for all Yiddish lovers!
Its time to put together your dream Drag outfit. Be Fabulous at this gender-bending Purim Ball. DJ, BYOB, prizes…Ladies and gentlemen (and everyone in between): start collecting your pantyhose, bowties, girdles, and fake mustaches.
Join these open conversations on various topics relating to Judaism-Jewish feminism and gender, tradition, ritual, and secularism, Racial and class dynamics, themes of Jewish victimhood and power. Everyone is welcome to discuss their experiences and ideas.
Crossdressing came in very handy in Turkish-ruled Palestine, as Meir Arber a.k.a Delice, was easily able to cross borders dressed as a Bedouin woman.
Brooklyn-based punk-polka-rock gag band Schmekel weighs in on the ups and downs of crossing the gender divide. From dating,to being mispronoun-ed,to eating hamentashen off-season,band members Lucian, Ricky, Nogga and Simcha are 100% trans-parent.
Which side of the proverbial mechitza do you sit in? This week on Shtetl we explore coming out as trans to your Jewish parents. Plus music from trans-identified bands like Schmekel, Antony and the Johnshons, Dana International….