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Ethnomusicologist Slepovitch Headlines Artist in Residence Shabbat at COS-SJCC Feb. 6-7

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Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch
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SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Ohr Shalom - The Summit Jewish Community Center (COS-SJCC) will present Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch, one of the most creative forces on the Jewish Music Scene today, and his band Litvakus, in an all-encompassing Artist in Residence Shabbat February 6-7.

Slepovitch is the founder of Litvakus and Minsker Kapelye bands, as well as the Yiddish Language and Culture Instructor at The New School in New York City.  He is a regular presence at the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene, and his multi-media concert program. Traveling the Yiddishland, is performed nationwide.

Slepovitch immigrated to the United States in 2008, and will share his rich collection of Litvak / Belarusian Jewish musical folklore, as well as his passion for the Yiddish language and culture.  The event is sponsored by the Charles and Lillian G. Baraff Foundation, and Judith and Matthew Sills, with additional funding from Joan and Robert Rothberg.  The program is free and open to the public, with Friday evening dinner priced at $18 adult / $8 children, and the Saturday evening supper priced at $10 adult / $5 children. are RSVP by January 30.

The full Artist in Residence Shabbat schedule includes:

February 6

6 p.m. -  Klezmer Tot Shabbat

6:30 p.m. -  Community Shabbat Dinner

7:30 p.m. - Klezmer Band Shabbat Service 

8:45 p.m.  - For Teens Only: Jammin with The Band 

February 7

9:30 a.m. - Shabbat Services                                            
 
The Music:  The Unique Melodies of Belarus
Stories: Just Off the Boat--A Personal Story of My Life in Modern White Russia

4:15 p.m. -  Minha / Seudah Shelisheet (a light supper)
Oy Vey!  Express Yiddish Class for All

5:45  p.m. - Havdalah/Melave Malke

A Musical Story with Documentary Film and Live Music
Traveling the Yiddishland

Congregation Ohr Shalom—The Summit Jewish Community Center is located at 67 Kent Place Boulevard.  To RSVP by January 30, or for more information, contact cantor@summitjcc.org.  

 

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