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DJ Night with Yuriy Gurzhy

Jazz, orchestral music, folk, klezmer, Latin, liturgical music, pop, wedding music, singer-songwriters - from the Barry Sisters to Mel Brooks to Ezra Furman and many more artists: there is an enormous musical diversity in the record and CD collection of Yuriy Gurzhy, which he curates under the motto "Jewish Vinyl". We invite you to listen, […]

10 € – 12 €

Mischpokhe Day in cooperation with the TJG Dresden “Laughing together”

Mishpokhe (Mishpoche) is Yiddish and means "family". On this day it is time to collect grandpa, grandma and parents and visit us with a good portion of curiosity and a good mood! Together with the Theater Junge Generationen we would like to make you laugh and introduce the funny sides of Jewish culture. Come by […]

They were our neighbors

Together with you, we want to search for clues and rediscover Jewish life in the New Town. We tell you stories about the people and their fates, which are commemorated by means of the Stumbling Stones there - such as in Bautzner Straße 20, where a Stumbling Stone in front of the House of the […]

Visit to the Old Jewish Cemetery

It is the oldest preserved cemetery in Saxony. Created in 1751 and officially closed in 1869, numerous unjustly forgotten personalities found their final resting place here. The history of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Dresden resembles a crime play. Join us on an exciting search for clues! Male participants require headgear. In cooperation with Hatikva […]

4 € – 6 €

Learning from Syria

Talk, music and culinary delights with Thabet Azzawi (Oud, Syria) Thabet Azzawi from Dresden brings together the topic of flight and safe havens with his own life story. First, he left syria for Yemen, where he experienced the beginning of another civil war and then fled to Germany in 2015. Here he finished his medical […]

Yiddish Taster Course I

Living a language means speaking it in everyday life. With Yiddish, this is only possible in a few places in the world, because it is a language without a country. Nevertheless, for some it is an attitude to life. Others encounter her in search of her own roots. Yiddish, you might say, is a language […]

12 €

Hebrew Taster Course

Hebrew teacher Margarete Füßer explains how to speak, read and write in Hebrew. A course for all those who want to get to know the language of the Bible and modern Israel. The Alefbet is presented, basic grammatical knowledge is explained – and the application of the language is tried out in practice. An event […]

10 €

Izmir – Safe Haven

Lecture by Nesim Bencoya The Sephardim were expelled from Spain in the 16th century and invited to Anatolia by the Ottoman rulers. But they didn't just bring their own culture with them. Having lived alongside Muslim and Christian societies for centuries, they have adopted many elements of these cultures. Thus, in turkish Izmir, a flourishing […]

Else Ensemble

The expressionist poet Else Lasker-Schüler is the namesake of the Else Ensemble, in which outstanding young German and Israeli musicians play, all of whom are friends with each other. All of them are laureates of international competitions and members of the world's leading orchestras and play not only string, woodwind and piano chamber music, but […]

13 € – 15 €

Hamburg – Safe Haven

Reading with Dr. Carmen Bisotti Jews have lived in Hamburg for over 400 years. The first Jewish community of Sephardic was founded. Did the number of Sephardic people increase in the first half of the In the 17th century, many parishioners left Hamburg again at the beginning of the 18th century. Today, it is above […]

6 € – 8 €

Daniel Kahn & Stella’s Morgenstern

Hafn-Lider Musicians of the Hanseatic city of Hamburg sail through Jewish migrations in word and song. The focus of this recital is the Port of Hamburg, which developed into the most important emigration port in Europe around 1900. It was a hub for millions of Eastern European refugees on their way to the New World. […]

16 € – 18 €

Jewish Ball 2022

Afn Veg tzu Sholem - with Druzi and dance master Sayumi Yoshida It will be played again! Our wild ride through this evening will be accompanied by dance master Sayumi Yoshida and the Ukrainian all-star exile band DRUZI. The old rhythms of this troubled country, which bring people together to strengthen the community, transform these […]

10 € – 12 €

Path of Remembrance

Cycling in the footsteps of Jewish life and suffering in Dresden On the "Path of Remembrance" we visit places in Dresden that are connected with Jewish life and Jewish history. The individual stations are designed by school classes and youth groups. Meeting point 11 a.m. in front of the memorial plaque at the Kreuzkirche End […]

Klezmer brunch with Gennadiy Fomin & Friends

Start the day exhilarated Sunday brunch with live music and suitable culinary accompaniment by the team of Cafe Oswaldz. Gennadiy Fomin has been the clarinetist of the Kharkiv klezmer band for more than a decade. Let yourself be enchanted by his melodies with Jewish treats (kosher-like)! By the way, he plays together with his daughter […]

Gurgulitza

Gurgulitza is a German-Israeli trio that was founded in 2018 on a musical journey in the Bulgarian mountains and has been enthusiastic ever since. Inspired by the southern European singing techniques, Netta Shachar, Nitsar Bernstein and Madlen Stange collect old songs on their travels and rearrange them. Masterfully they master the vocal technique of polyphony. […]

14 € – 16 €

Venice – Safe Haven

Presentation by Avery Gosfield Although the Venice Ghetto was undoubtedly a repressive measure, it was one of the few places in Europe where Jews had the right to practice their religion openly and live together in (relative) peace. For this reason, it became a center of attraction for the immigration of Jews from all over […]

Yiddish Taster Course II

Living a language means speaking it in everyday life. With Yiddish, this is only possible in a few places in the world, because it is a language without a country. Nevertheless, for some it is an attitude to life. Others encounter her in search of her own roots. Yiddish, you might say, is a language […]

12 €

Dresden, Krakow & Novi Sad – Safe Haven

Anti-Semitism is still widespread in Dresden and the rest of Saxony - in order to deal with this problem sustainably, the imparting of background knowledge and raising awareness of Jewish history, traditions and customs before and after the Holocaust are essential. “Oral History” is suitable for this, history of experience that enables a personal, approachable […]

Dresden – Safe Haven

Joint venture tour to forgotten places of Dresden's colonial and Jewish history from the project "Hidden Histories" Jorge Gomondai is the first victim of racist violence in Saxony after reunification. His death has permanently changed the lives of many people in Dresden. The memorial plaque on the square of the same name commemorates the night […]

Athen & Hamburg – Safe Haven

Anti-Semitism is still widespread in Dresden and the rest of Saxony - in order to deal with this problem sustainably, the imparting of background knowledge and raising awareness of Jewish history, traditions and customs before and after the Holocaust are essential. “Oral History” is suitable for this, history of experience that enables a personal, approachable […]