GOGA

Multidisciplinary performance, a play with music and live readings based on a memoir book about coming to American in 1988 as a young Soviet girl.

Olia Toporovsky Gomez-Delgado Olia Toporovsky Gomez-Delgado

Letter to God – A Staged Reading

An English language adaptation of a theater play by a Jewish-Ukrainian playwright Anatoli Krim, that will begin with a staged reading with a goal of a full staged play.

The Mountain Jews Cuisine: a cookbook

The cuisine of the Mountain Jews of the Caucasus is as rich and savory as their long history that preserves their unique culture and customs. This project seeks to introduce the history of Mountain Jews of the Caucasus through the gastronomical senses. The event will introduce the wider Jewish community to our history through food. […]

The Mountain Jews Cuisine: a cookbook

The cuisine of the Mountain Jews of the Caucasus is as rich and savory as their long history that preserves their unique culture and customs. This project seeks to introduce the history of Mountain Jews of the Caucasus through the gastronomical senses. The event will introduce the wider Jewish community to our history through food. […]

The Russian and the Jew: Спасите наши души (A Play)

Staging of “The Russian and The Jew,” an original physical theater piece that explores anti-Semitism and misogyny through a female friendship in the Soviet Union in 1969 that underlines the eternal question of fidelity to oneself, to one’s partner, and to one’s country. Drawing on autobiographical material, this piece focuses on blending and re-visiting Russian […]

The Wanderings of Vera, or Live Souls

A coming-of-age novel about immigration, finding and losing faith, loss, friendship, guilt, family, the American Dream, the wonderful, complicated, close-knit ultra-Orthodox community, and the other communities and connections we find along the way.