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Posts Tagged: Jewish Music

June 20, 2017 3:39 pm
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New Book Explores and Preserves Hasidic Musical Heritage

JNS.org - You don’t have to be a scholar of Jewish music to enjoy Velvel Pasternak’s new book, Behind the Music: Stories, Anecdotes, Articles & Reflections. You...

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...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

Features

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

World

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...

Israel

Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...

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