JFREJ is a community within a community. At JFREJ you’ll find every kind of Jew, united by our common belief in justice. And all of us work in partnership with the grassroots social justice mosaic of New York City — fighting for a better future.
Buy tickets today for MUNTERGANG AND OTHER CHEERFUL DOWNFALL!
October 28 - November 6, 2016, Thursday to Saturday at 7:30PM, Saturday and Sunday at 2PM
Visit the La MaMa website to purchase tickets!
Great Small Works revisits the work of radical 20th-century New York City puppeteers Zuni Maud and Yosl Cutler. In a bilingual Yiddish-English play that uses Maud and Cutler's satirical puppet scripts and original graphics, together with Great Small Works' own puppets and projections, and appearances by demented dybbuks and Mae West, Muntergang is a meditation on historical (and applicable) models for changing power relationships.
Created and performed by Great Small Works members John Bell, Trudi Cohen, Stephen Kaplin, Jenny Romaine and Roberto Rossi, in collaboration with the archive of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, with puppeteers Joseph Therrien and Sam Wilson ... See MoreSee Less
Important guidance by JFREJ member Tamara Fish, on repairing relationships today, and for future generations: "You, as part of the Jewish community, are engaged in the process of raising black children. You need to remember that. This is why Black Lives Matter, because black Jewish children are here. They are your children. They are my children. We are our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers." ... See MoreSee Less