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Posts Tagged: Jewish Music

October 13, 2016 11:34 am

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

Two Levys Bring Hebrew Music Museum to Life in Jerusalem - 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

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

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

Hassidic Funk Band Zusha on a Mission to Transcend Labels - 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

Holocaust to Hebrew: Cantor’s Album Bridges Generations, Genres, Families - 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

Recycling His Roots - 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

The Specialized Art of Chuppah Music - 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

Major Jewish-Themed Films Reimagined in New Cinematic Concert - 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

20th-Century American Music Owed Much to Jewish Artists - 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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...