Purim Party with Klezmer Band

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) is offering a lively clebration of the festival of Purim with food, music and dancing, on Wed., March 20 at 7 p.m,. at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Pl. 

There will be a traditional reading of the Megiles Ester in Yiddish translation by the poet Yehoash with English translation subtitles. The reading will be followed by food, libations and a klezmer music-fueled dance party featuring the Brooklyn-based klezmer band, Tsibele. Leading the dancing will be teacher, choreographer and performer of Jewish dance Steven Lee Weintraub. 

The audience is invited to come in costume and bring graggers.

Partygoers will enjoy hamantashen, courtesy of LOX. A cash bar will open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale at www.NYTF.org.