“Klezmer: Music, History & Memory”

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“Klezmer: Music, History & Memory” presented by The Jewish Music Forum: A project of the American Society for Jewish Music Walter Zev Feldman, Visiting Professor of Music, NYU Abu Dhabi Discussants: James Loeffler, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia and Glenn Dynner, Professor of Religion, Sarah Lawrence College Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm at … Continue reading “Klezmer: Music, History & Memory”

“Israel in Three Anthems” Talk at Jewish Music Forum

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The Jewish Music Forum of The AmericanSociety for Jewish Music “Israel in Three Anthems” Michael A. Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Music, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Discussant: Brigid Cohen, Assistant Professor of Music, NYU Monday, November 28th at 7pm. at the Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011. Tickets … Continue reading “Israel in Three Anthems” Talk at Jewish Music Forum

Reb Ben Zion Shenker Z’L

It is sad news to report the passing today, November 20, 2016, of Reb Ben Zion Shenker z”l. Reb Shenker was renowned as the composer of over a thousand songs in the chassidic tradition, at least 400 in the Modzitzer style. Shenker was born in Brooklyn in 1925. As a child, he participated in the … Continue reading Reb Ben Zion Shenker Z’L

Cabaret by the Bay San Rafael

Come in from the mishegos (insanity) outside, have a seat, and refresh your neshomeh (soul) at Cabaret by the Bay San Rafael THIS SUNDAY, 5:00pm   November 20, 2016 Comedy, Yiddish song, Storytelling, Dancing, Klezmer Music, and More! At the Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael Presented by KlezCalifornia, Osher Marin JCC, … Continue reading Cabaret by the Bay San Rafael

Pins and Needles: A Topical Music Review

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L’Shana Tova 2016

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L’Shana Tova!           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHlLYhYNbc0