About Rokhl Kafrissen

Rokhl Kafrissen writes about Jewish life and culture from a distant corner of New York City. Her new play is a Yiddish-English gangster ghost romance called “A Brokhe” (A Blessing).

Litvakus’ New Album “Raysn” is Party Music for the Klezmer Set

By October 29, 2014

Ethnomusicologist Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch plays the Jewish music of his native Belarus. Read More

Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish

By September 18, 2014

“A yid lebt mit bitokhn (a Jew lives with hope). For me, Beckett is all about hope.” Read More