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        7/31/2013, Av 24, 5773

      Old City Klezmer Festival Next Week in Jerusalem

      The World Klezmer Festival in the Old City of Jerusalem will be held next week on August 4th and 5th. According to festival organizers, the second annual event will "bring the magic of this age old musical tradition to the Old City for two days of authentic klezmer music." In addition to musical performances, the event will also feature workshops and lectures hosted by experts, traditional Ashkenazi cuisine, a parade, and ethnic dancing such as bottle dancers. Performers will include Chilik Frank, Avraham Burstein, of the YUNG YiDiSH foundation, and more. The festival will take place from 5:00PM - 10:45pm at the Gan HaTkuma Amphitheater in the Old City.