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Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, many of our events moved online. Now that we are meeting back in person, we will continue to upload videos of events and archival materials to this page and our YouTube channel.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration 2021 // Jewish Labour Bund
The Jewish Labour Bund and SKIF community join together in person, one year after COVID-19 cancelled our in person event in 2020. Featuring performances from the SKIF and Mir Kumen On Choirs, Gideon Preiss, Jessica Osburn and video testimonies from ghetto resistance including Marek Edelman, Bono Wiener. Chavershaft!
ANSKY: A Man of Many Guises
Sh. Ansky was a man of contrasts, a man of the people, but an eternal wanderer. A writer, a poet, a playwright, a zamler (collector). A man who saw the value of folk lore, but looked to the modern world of revolution. A man of dybbuks and of shvues (oaths). Join us as we mark Sh. Ansky’s 100th yortsayt, exploring Ansky’s life and work through poetry and song. Featuring an original script by Arnold Zable and original musical composition by Gideon Preiss. Featuring performances from: Joshua Reuben, Gideon Preiss, Daniel Kahn, Psoy Korolenko, Shane Baker and many more. Subtitles are available for translations of Yiddish poems and songs, please activate subtitles on the video to view. A production of the Jewish Labour Bund Inc. (Melbourne) and the Congress for Jewish Culture (New York).
Madame Ika and the Bundist Workers' Kitchen // Half-Baked Bund History
Hosted by Chaver Daniel Goldberg, "Half-Baked Bund History" takes you on a culinary and historical journey. For episode four, Dan learns about Madame Ika, the heroine of the war-time French Bund and the Bundist Workers' Kitchen in Paris, while teaching you how to make delectable croissants! Visit: bundist.org Like: facebook.com/BundMelbourne
Mir Kumen On Episode 2: Allan Preiss and Charlotte Preiss
In the second episode of the Jewish Labour Bund's series MIR KUMEN ON, SKIFist Charlotte Preiss interviews her zeyde, Allan Preiss, about his experiences of SKIF in Melbourne. August 2020 The 'Mir Kumen On' series is a series where eyniklekh connect with their bobe-zeydes in a time of social isolation (during the COVID-19 era), while learning about their life experiences with SKIF/Bund.