Eleanor Reissa

Eleanor Reissa is a highly sought-after storyteller, author, singer and speaker, in English — and Yiddish, her first language. She speaks and performs frequently as a dynamic leading voice of Jewish memory, history, culture, language, theater, and song. She is often asked to combine her book talks with her passionate and powerful cabaret program.

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Slideshow Items

2022 2024
Jan 18

Folksbiene LIVE: An Intimate Conversation Between Zalmen Mlotek and Eleanor Reissa

Jan 20

Yiddish Book Center: TALK | The Letter’s Project: A Daughter’s Journey, with Eleanor Reissa

Jan 27

Echoes In Ink: A Liberation Day Reading Of Short Stories From The Holocaust

Jan 27

NY Public Library: Holocaust Remembrance Day: Memory, Family, and Survival

Feb 3

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research: Book Talk with journalist and author Sandee Brawarsky

Feb 27

Hartt 100 presents Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars featuring Eleanor Reissa

Mar 9

The Mark Twain House & Museum: Letters, Legacy & Family Lore of the Holocaust

Mar 24

Yiddish Ukraine: Songs and Stories | Thursday, March 24 @ 7 p.m. EDT

Apr 19

April 19: Manhattan commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Apr 26

JEWISH WOMEN’S ARCHIVE podcast: Can We Talk?

Apr 26

Zoominars at Moment Magazine: Letters from the Lingerie Drawer: A Daughter’s Journey with Eleanor Reissa and Yehuda Hyman

Apr 28

92nd Street Y: IN PERSON LIVE and streamed…at the Commemorating Yom Hashoah with Eleanor Reissa

May 15 — May 15

The Joan Hamburg Show: Streaming on WABCRA​DIO​.COM

May 21

Eleanor Reissa and The Music Of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Jun 2

Jewish Culture in Copenhagen, Denmark: Eleanor Reissa & Frank London’s Klezmer Koncert

Jun 29

Museum of Jewish Heritage to Launch Digital Guide with Julianna Margulies, Eleanor Reissa & More

Jul 7 — Jul 10

Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music

Jul 12 — Jul 19

Musical Film Première — Hershey Felder’s Music in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice

Jul 22 — Jul 22

Yiddishkayt, Online Event: In Conversation With: Eleanor Reissa

Nov 6

Adas Israel Congregation: Meet Actress-Singer-Author Eleanor Reissa