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Posts Tagged: Jewish Music

December 10, 2021 10:03 am
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The Music That Made Me Weep

Earlier this week, without warning, I found myself weeping uncontrollably. Allow me to tell you why. On Sunday night, a few guys came together in London...

August 15, 2018 8:22 am
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Tapping Into the ‘Golden Age’ of Cantorial Music for the 21st Century

JNS.org - Aryeh Leib Hurwitz is attuned to all things musical. A chazzan (“cantor”) and ordained Chabad rabbi born and raised in Brooklyn, he studied...

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...

World

‘Arteries of Capitalism’: Anti-Zionist Groups Planning Major...

Far-left anti-Israel activists are launching a mass demonstration to block the "arteries of capitalism" on Monday by staging a blockade...

Israel

Biden Pressure on Israel Partly Due to Concerns Over 2024 Election, Says Is...

Israeli politician and former Ambassador Danny Danon attributed US President Joe Biden's increasingly critical posture toward Israel's war on the...

Middle East

Israelis on Edge as Iranian Threat to Attack Looms

Israelis nationwide are preparing for an imminent attack by Iran and wider escalation in the north with Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist organization based in Lebanon. While much attention has been focused...

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