The 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street falls this year during the Jewish high holy days. As Hashem descends closer to earth to pass judgment on us, let her see that we still SHALL NOT LET THEM PASS.
This high holy day season, join Jewdas and the Boxing Club for an Anti-racist benefit meets Yom Kippur Ball, in this iconic building at the foot of Cable Street. Celebrate all the sins you are glad you commited. Dress like you hope the messiah never comes.
DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD
Daniel Kahn – vocals/accordion
Hampus Melin – drums
Michael Tuttle – bass
And special guest Merlin Shepherd – Clarinet
“Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird are to Klezmer what the Pogues were to Folk: shtetl music spiked with a proper shot of Punk. . . Polyglot, Paneuropean Punkfolk. Kahn writes great crooked songs between Leonard Cohen and Mordechai Gebirtig, between Nick Cave and Hirsch Glik. With a light hand, he translates and adapts old songs, making them his own.” – Die Zeit
GEOFF BERNER :
“The Avenging Angel of klezmer” — Canada’s Globe and Mail
with Brigitte Daczjer on fiddle.
and introducing ROKHL AND THE FLAN:
Rachel Weston – Vocals
Daniel Gouly – Clarinet
Flora Curzon – Fiddle
Daniel Kahn – Accordion/vocals
Geoff and Daniel both headlined Jewdas gigs last year. If you were at either of those parties, you’ll know that the two of them performing together, and with all these amazing musicians, is not something to miss!
Doors at 7pm. Bands from 8.30. Live music will end at midnight, DJ’s til 2.30 am.
Other fun and games to include :
Treyf Cool’s Bacon Stall
Whack-A-Moyel / Punch an antisemite
Leather daddies Ken Livingstone and Ephraim Mirvis
Creative writing workshop run by Ruth Smeeth
Golda the Good Witch
Philosemite of the year pageant
Benjamin Fegenbaum on why the joined Chabad
Note : this is a fundraiser, reflected in the ticket prices which also need to cover costs. If you can’t afford either ticket, please let us know and we’ll see what we can do.
Please do pay the full price if you can, or if you love our parties consider giving us a donation so we can do more of them!
Students and unemployed will not be required to show ID, we trust you. We will need to see documentation from those claiming to be genuine Levites.
We are also offering a high holy days double ticket, which also covers our Rosh Hashanah Dinner on the 4th October.