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Posts Tagged: Jewish Music

October 13, 2016 11:34 am
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The Spirituality of Song

With Ha’azinu, our Bible portion this week, we climb to one of the peaks of Jewish spirituality. For a month, Moses had taught the people. He had...

September 5, 2016 6:39 am
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Two Levys Bring Hebrew Music Museum to Life in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Is it a coincidence that the two people most intimately involved in creating the Hebrew Music Museum are both Levys, descendants of the ancient...

August 25, 2016 3:10 pm
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Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a new book on the topic told The Algemeiner on Wednesday. Michael Croland,...

July 28, 2016 4:47 am
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Judeo-Flamenco Group Brings Unique Music to New York City

Most men go into a bar to find a drink or a date. Alty Weinreb walked into a bar in Soho and found a band....

January 14, 2016 2:27 pm
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Hassidic Funk Band Zusha on a Mission to Transcend Labels

JNS.org - There’s no one label for the deep, spiritual, funky, fun and eclectic tunes of one of the hottest new Hassidic funk bands, Zusha. “What are we?...

September 27, 2015 4:07 am
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Holocaust to Hebrew: Cantor’s Album Bridges Generations, Genres, Families

JNS.org - These are Israeli folk songs as you’ve never heard them before. And that’s exactly the point: Cantor Elisa Waltzman’s debut album seeks to bridge a...

August 15, 2014 10:58 am
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Recycling His Roots

JNS.org - Having started his career playing on his family's pots and pans, Jewish musician Billy Jonas has maintained this homemade performance ethic while spreading...

January 21, 2014 2:47 pm
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The Specialized Art of Chuppah Music

JNS.org - The hall has been booked, the dress fitted, the flowers selected, the food tasted, the photographer approved, the bands auditioned, the rings...

December 24, 2013 1:37 am
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Major Jewish-Themed Films Reimagined in New Cinematic Concert

JNS.org - Clarinet virtuoso David Krakauer's new project takes listeners on a journey of personal discovery, while exploring the intersection of music and...

December 10, 2013 2:28 pm
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20th-Century American Music Owed Much to Jewish Artists

JNS.org - Discuss these names—Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Benny Goodman—with author/musician Ben Sidran, and you will understand how being Jewish, the Jews'...

November 15, 2013 10:34 am
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Rapper Kosha Dillz on His Jewish Identity and the Music Industry (INTERVIEW)

Out of all the Jewish rappers with a Jewish mission and identity, Kosha Dillz is the only one to have been so widely accepted by...

October 15, 2013 10:01 am
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Mikey Pauker’s New Album: ‘Extraordinary Love’ (INTERVIEW)

Folk. Electronica. Reggae. Hip-Hop. Yoga. And God. For Mikey Pauker, it was only natural to share his divine experiences through music. The California born and bred musician is...

September 30, 2013 4:49 pm
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‘Soul Doctor’ and the Awesome Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

I can't remember exactly the first time I heard Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach sing, or the first time I met him, but I do remember feeling...

August 29, 2013 6:56 am
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The Orthodox Rabbi and the Rapper

JNS.org - SEATTLE—Most Orthodox rabbis who earn the title "emeritus" retire to a quiet life of teaching and...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Pence at AIPAC: President Trump and I Stand Without Apology for Israel and ...

“Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this -- America stands with Israel,”...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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