Theatre & Interdisciplinary Performance

Theatre & Interdisciplinary Performance
The Story “Wooden Wars” focuses on the lives of four young Catholics from modern Poland, each of whom changes forever when they discover that they might have Jewish roots. Sisters Zosia and Ania separate as one travels to America, converts to reform Judaism, and embraces her lesbian sexuality, while the other stays behind in Poland and marries a Chabadnik. Both come to speak Yiddish at home. Their...
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Yiddish Language

Yiddish Language
Yaaana specializes in tailor-made one-to-one and small group Yiddish Language courses for individuals and corporate clients alike. Here are a few reasons why this promises to be a week not to be missed this summer… This is the only opportunity in the UK to immerse yourself in the deep and inspiring world of Yiddish culture for a whole week through language, literature, song and film with i...
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About

About
About YAAANA In the United States, Yiddish has been trapped within two discrete, hermetic spheres: the ultra-Orthodox sphere, which engages the religious aspects of Yiddishkeit, and the academic sphere, which tends to study secular Yiddishkeit of the past. As a result, Yiddish language and culture has not been popularized, is often viewed as a relic of the past, and fails to find resonance in dai...
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Mission

Mission
Brukhim Ha-Bo'im! Welcome! YAAANA is dedicated to the promotion of Yiddish language and culture by offering low-cost Yiddish language classes, theater workshops, song workshops, lectures, and Jewish holiday celebrations to the broader community.  Most events take place in the San Diego area and feature Yiddish food and drinks.  Our mission is to expand awareness of the beauty of Yiddishkeit, as ...
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Yiddishkeit Jewish Celebrations & Dinners

Yiddishkeit Jewish Celebrations & Dinners
Jewish Holidays and Festivals. Explanations, observances, study, guide and multimedia to all major and minor Jewish holidays and fast days. Chanukah Begins sunset of Sunday, December 2, 2018 Ends nightfall of Monday, December 10, 2018 Work permitted, except Shabbat Chanukah commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after a group of Jewish warriors defeated the occupying mighty ...
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Contact

Contact
  Founder & Director Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh Telephone: 619-719-1776 Email info@YAAANA.com to request:  Performance at your location A Viewing at your location Rights to Perform from Artist General information
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