Conference: Magnified and Sanctified: the Music of Jewish Prayer
University of Leeds, UK
Tuesday 16 – Friday 19 June 2015
For the first time in Britain an International Academic Conference is being
devoted to the music of Jewish prayer. Internationally acclaimed scholars in
Jewish liturgical music will lead the programme presented jointly by the
School of Music, University of Leeds and the Academic Wing of the European
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YIVO released the following important (and exciting) announcement:
THE YIVO VILNA PROJECT
East European Jewish Archive and Library Saved from
the Destruction of the Holocaust to be Reunited After 70 Years
Vilnius, Lithuania (September 23, 2014) – The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is pleased to announce the launch of The Vilna Project, a seven-year international project to preserve, digitize and virtually reunite YIVO’s prewar archives located in New York City and Vilnius, Lithuania, through a dedicated web portal. The Project will also digitally reconstruct the historic Strashun Library of Vilna, one of the great prewar libraries in Europe. Project partners are The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, The Central State Archives of Lithuania and the National Library of Lithuania.
In 1941, the Nazis destroyed YIVO in Vilna and ransacked the archives and library.…
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Carolyn Enger will present an exciting program featuring a concert premiere of a work by Sean
Hickey, solo and chamber works by Arvo Part and solo works by Ned Rorem.
Joining Carol will be violinist Josh Henderson and cellist Susan Mandel.
Sunday September 14, 3 PM
121 Ludlow St.
The San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir is proud to announce that they are recent Sliver Medal
Winners of the prestigious Global Music Awards, for their album,
“Heritage.” Heritage was released in January to wonderful reviews
and can be purchased on Amazon.com and Itunes, as well as
through website at SDJMC.org
A percentage of all sales of this CD go towards providing FREE
CD’s to Jewish libraries, senior centers, and schools, so that this beautiful music will be available for generations to come.
You can hear clips of this music and read reviews of it by clicking
on the album picture on San Diego JMC website.