with Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion
In summer 2014, Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion set off to pay tribute to the Yiddish language, culture, and comedic tradition they’d been reared on. Calling it “YidLife Crisis,” they hatched the world’s first Yiddish sitcom, exploring modern Jewish identity with a mix of comedy and inclusiveness. Two years after they debuted their first season at KlezKanada, they return to where it all began for an evening of screenings, shtickery, and narishkayt, not necessarily in that order. The performances of YidLife Crisis are supported by a grant in memory of Sarah Gonshor, zl”.