Lag B’Omer Bands Play at Millinery Center Synagogue

Millinery Center Synagogue
*­­­A Lag B’Omer Celebration*
*With The JewJa Jam Band*
*& Friends*
*Michael Poulad, Steve Schwab & JJ Horowitz*

*Location: **The Loft*

*379 Fifth Avenue** (at 36th Street)*

*New York, N.Y. 10016*

*Date: **Wednesday Night May 6, 2015*

*Time: 7:30 P.M.*

*Admission: $10 Donation*

*Millinery Center Synagogue – Adath Klal Yisrael
1025 Avenue of the
New York, NY 10018 Phone: (646) 262 5061

Gerard Edery and His Virtuoso Musicians Hanukkah Concert

American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society presents :
The Hanukkah Concert
Featuring Gerard Edery and His Virtuoso Musicians
Dec 21 2014 3:00PM
Concert, Reading, Menorah Lighting, Singing, Refreshments
Price: $9.00 – $18.00
Seating: General Admission
Center for Jewish Historyv
15 West 16th Street New York, New York 10011 • Tel: 212.294.8301
To get tickets:

Widely regarded as a master singer and guitarist, Gerard Edery has a remarkable range of ethnic folk styles and traditions from around the world, including songs from Europe, the Middle East, South America and ancient Persia. Collaborating with virtuoso musicians, Edery energizes this repertoire for contemporary audiences. A special guest will open the program with a story from the pen of a great Jewish writer, plus menorah lighting, singing and refreshments.

On Top of Old Dreidel… or Dreidl Dreidl Dreidl

Here we see a combo medley of the Gelbart song “Dreidl, Dreidl, Dreidl” mixed with the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”. With text. (And a bit of “On top of Spaghetti, mixed in for,… well, fun,… and selling stuff to kids).

Hannukah in the East Bay

Saturday, December 20, 7:00pm, 6th annual Hannukah Community Celebration presented by Nigunim Community Chorus. Candle lighting, food for sale, performances by Nigunim Community Chorus directed by Achi Ben Shalom (including Romania Romania plus a Yiddish medley); Yiddish singer Diane Wirtschafter, Ladino singer Rivka Amado, and soprano Eliana Kissner. Dancing led by Allen King with music by Adama (Michael Gill, Jan Padover, Jeremy Cohen). Co-sponsored by KlezCalifornia.

Advance ticket purchase is recommended, as this event has sold out in previous years.Tickets: general $15 / children free. More info and tickets: HERE.

At JCC East Bay, BERKELEY, 1414 Walnut St. Berkeley

Tribute to Israel at JTS

JTS and the Guild of Temple Musicians will host A Tribute to Israel, a free choral concert in honor of Yom Ha’atzma’ut, State of Israel Independence Day, on Sunday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m. at JTS. The program will feature the choruses of the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of JTS, conducted by Hazzan David F. Tilman, adjunct assistant professor of Hazzanut, and Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, conducted by Joyce Rosenzweig, adjunct instructor of Music at JTS and artist-in-residence at HUC.

The centerpiece will be the world premiere of “Hallel for Children’s and Adult Choirs” by Michael Summa (RS ’17), the winning piece in the Guild of Temple Musicians’ 2014 Young Composer’s Award; Mr.…


A newly composed Chanukah song written as a response to some vandalism at the Northeastern campus. This is a video by students at NU and some of the neighboring campuses. Music in response … a wonderful way to say “we’re here”. And it’s a delightful song. I think you’ll enjoy it.

Yom Kippur Davening in 90 Minutes

Sunday, September 8, 2013
Park East Synagogue
Yom Kippur Davening in 90 Minutes
A Special Presentation for Chazzanim and Baaley Tefillah
Join Cantor Daniel Gildar
& Cantor Benny Rogosnitzky
as they present the Nusach and musicof the Yom Kippur Davening

Sunday, September 8, 2013
Fast of Gedaliah – 10:00 AM
$20 in advance or $25 at the door
Click here to RSVP online

Park East Synagogue
164 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

Jewels of Elul

“Jewels of Elul” is an anthology of 29 essays, or “Jewels,” corresponding to the 29 days of Elul, the month prior to the Jewish High Holy Days, beginning this year on August 7. Each day will be associated with a Jewel from one of the contributors. Check back often!

Metropolitan Klezmer plays The Emelin (Westchester Hanukah matinee) – Mamaroneck!

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Klezmer octet concert for eighth day of Hanukah!
Metropolitan Klezmer plays Mamaroneck NY:
The Emelin Theatre’s wonderful Westchester stage.
Emelin Theatre
153 Library Ln, Mamaroneck, New York 10543

Metropolitan Klezmer’s full eight-piece lineup:
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet & alto sax
Pam Fleming, trumpet & flugelhorn
Reut Regev, trombone
Melissa Fogarty, vocals
Ismail Butera, accordion
Karen Waltuch, viola
David Hofstra, bass & tuba
Eve Sicular, drummer |bandleader

Great new tunes & fabulous favorites alighting.
Tickets are selling fast for this show (please spread the word).

Tickets $32. Info & group rates:

My Yidishe Chanukah in Tenafly

My Yidishe Chanukah
Tuesday, December 11,2012 at 5:00 PM
A great concert with Racheli Arielle Yucht , Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel and a great ensemble featuring: Taylor Bergren-Chrisman, Avi Fox-Rosen, Zalmen Mlotek, Avram Pengas, Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch, and Matt Temkin.

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene
JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, NJ
$10 members/$12 non-members 201-569-7900

Bruce Roter “Maoz Tzur”

Bruce Roter has written a new melody for the traditional text of “Maoz Tzur”. It is performed by the Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale, conducted by Frank Abrahams. The Conservatory is located on the campus of Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. The Chorale has completed several projects including a Jewish music series which includes their Chanukah CD called “Celebrate Chanukah” which has contemporary music of Michael Isaacson, Joel Philips, Eric Contzius, Ronald Hemmel, Baruch Cohon and Allan E. Naplan.

Metropolitan Klezmer on the first day of Hanukah

Sunday, December 9
City Winery Klezmer Brunch
Metropolitan Klezmer octet plays the first day of Hanukah
11AM til 2PM live music (seating 10AM on)
New tunes a-lighting!
Full octet onstage, fresh back from tours upstate, down south & beyond:
$10 ticket (kids under 13 enter FREE)
City Winery
55 Varick Street
New York , NY 10013
Great venue & full menu; fine wines & sight-lines. No minimum order.

Chanukah in Song by Kol Rinah

Celebrating Chanukah in Song by Kol Rinah, Westchester’s Jewish Chorale,
in Pleasantville,NY

On Sunday December 16th at 3:00 pm, be part of a lively celebration of
Chanukah with Kol Rinah at the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester,
located at 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, New York;

Refreshments will be served. GA $22;
Students/Seniors/JCC Members, $17. ($2 Discount for Advance Sales). For
Tickets, Group Rates and other Information visit: or call (914) 243-9059

Chanukah –And All that Jazz! with Anat Cohen

WHEN: Sunday, December 9th at 3 PM, promises to be one of the most exciting in recent memory as it features the Anat Cohen Quartet.
WHAT: Israeli clarinet and saxophonist Anat Cohen and group last appeared in New York, to rave reviews, at the Village Vanguard! The Chanukah Concert is always a sell-out. Get your tickets now.
For tickets:
$18 General Public
$12 AJHS, ASJM and CJH Members
$9 Students and Seniors
WHERE:Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
Presented by The American Society for Jewish Music & The American Jewish Historical Society
For more info:

Jubilant Inter-generational Celebration at Congregation Rodelph Sholom

Congregation Rodeph Sholom will celebrate Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, with a jubilant, inter-generational Shabbat service on Friday, December 14, 2012, at 6 P.M. This year’s extravaganza will include a medley of musical performances and songful prayers led by Rodeph Sholom’s Senior Cantor Rebecca Garfein, Associate Cantor Shayna De Lowe, and Cantorial-Intern Ben Ellerin. The first night of Chanukah this year is Saturday, December 8, 2012.

This event will be a Chanukah celebration of miracles and the power of perseverance in the face of adversity. The synagogue?s volunteer adult choir will offer beloved selections such as Peter Yarrow‘s, Light One Candle, and Danny Maseng‘s, Bring on the Light, a Chanukah favorite ever since it was specially commissioned by Congregation Rodeph Sholom in 2001.…

Grand Community Simchas Bais Hashoeva

Family Sukkot Festival & Concert
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
6:00pm until 9:00pm in PDT
Burbank Blvd cnr Whitsett
Family Succos Festival & Concert (Free Admission)

L.A.’s own Yanky Lunger
Kosher Food Vendors
Street Performers
Face Painting
L.A.’s Largest Sukkah
Arts & Crafts
& much much more!

Seder Songs 2 CD set by URJ

URJ has a special 2 CD set for Passover. You can learn the tunes… some songs for very young children are included, so there’s something for everyone, including modern and ‘traditional’ songs. Seder Songs features 22 fantastic tunes for the Passover seder. The collection includes some of the most tried-and-true traditional melodies from both Ashkenazi and Sephardi traditions, as well as the newest contemporary settings from artists like Peter and Ellen Allard, Noah Budin, Max Chaiken, Eric Komar, Steven Sher and Peri Smilow. The collection includes a variety of songs tailored to children as well as offerings for adults of all ages. A variety of singers and voices break up the album for more enjoyable listening and learning.

Seder Songs includes an innovative approach for its use in a contemporary home or modern seder setting.…

Klezmer Brass & Orkestar Bez Sali

Klezmer Brass & Orkestar Bez Sali
Thursday December 22, 2011 9 PM
Subterranean Arthouse
2179 Bancroft, downtown Berkeley
$15-$30 suggested donation
no one turned away for lack of funds
co-sponsored by KlezCalifornia

Light Chanukah candles (bring your own Chanukiah), nosh, and dance to klezmer brass and then Turkish-Romani/Bulgarian music by Orkestar Bez Sali. Celebratory ferments by Max Cadji & other delectables by Shayna Marmar (of Honeypie Cooking).

Klezmer Brass
Mike Perlmutter – alto saxophone/clarinet
Noah Levitt – trumpet
Peter Bonos – euphonium
Andrew Cohen – helicon
Sean Tergis – percussion
Aharon Boltsa – percussion


The Cantors and Choirs of Congregation Rodeph Sholom will
celebrate Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, during Shabbat services at 6 PM on
Friday, December 9, 2011. The unique, intergenerational service will feature Cantor
Rebecca Garfein, Cantor Shayna De Lowe
, and the volunteer adult and children’s
choirs from the synagogue. This year, the first night of Chanukah is Tuesday,
December 20, 2011.

“Chanukah celebrates miracles and the power to overcome hardship,” according to
Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s Senior Cantor, Rebecca Garfein. “For many people in
our country, this has been an especially tough year. Chanukah can help remind us
all of the everyday miracles in our lives.”

Highlights of the service will include Peter Yarrow’s “Light One Candle,” and “Bring
On the Light,” a piece by composer, singer, and actor Danny Maseng that was
commissioned by Congregation Rodeph Sholom for Chanukah in 2001.…

Monajat featuring Galleet Dardashti

Thursday, September 15 · 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Granoff Performance Center, Tufts University
20 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Monajat (Fervent Prayer) by innovative performer Galeet Dardashti, is inspired by Selihot, the poetic prayers of forgiveness recited during the month preceding the Jewish High Holidays according to the Middle Eastern tradition. Dardashti, a musician and anthropologist of Persian descent, re-imagines the Selihot ritual in collaboration with an acclaimed ensemble of musicians, an electronic soundscape, and dynamic video projections by video artist and designer Dmitry Kmelnitsky.

As only one of six cities in the US where this dynamic concert will happen, the Boston Jewish Music Festival is very excited to have been selected by the Foundation for Jewish Culture to present this important new work along with our co-presenters, the New Center for Jewish Arts and Culture, the Tufts University Music Department and Tufts Hillel.…

Love Notes- A musical festival celebrating Tu B’Av

Temple Emanuel, Temple Sinai and Shalom Cares Present Love Notes,
featuring the music of
• Rabbi Joe Black and Troy Dexter (of the Wilson Phillips Band)
• Cantor Regina Heit
• Cantorial Soloist Bryan Zive and Kol Echad
• Steve Brodsky and the Shabbat Unplugged Band and special guest Cantor Robbi Sherwin
Sunday, August 14 · 5:00pm – 8:00pm
14800 E. Belleview Dr.
Aurora, CO

Temple Emanuel Denver

Jewish Ghetto Cabaret – Yom HaShoah Program

Temple Emunah Yom HaShoah Program
Cost: FREE, and registration is not required.
When: May 01, 2011 | 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where: Temple Emunah, 9 Piper Rd, Lexington, MA, Lexington, MA 02421
781-861-0300; wheelchair accessible

Special Features:
Jews in the various Ghettos during the Shoah had numerous
cabarets of musicians and singers. Songs ranged from the sad
and deeply somber in response to the death and horrific
conditions within and without of the Ghettos, to parodies on the
Nazis, to the typical songs sung in the cabarets of Europe before
the war. The caliber was so high as to attract the attendance of
German soldiers out of uniform.

Our Jewish Ghetto Cabaret program will be rich and varied and
be presented by a small musical ensemble, soloists, and the


Saturday March 19th – 11:00pm
HADAG NAHASH – Booming out of Jerusalem in 1996 HADAG NAHASH, became the biggest band Israel has to offer. Its music combines fresh Hip Hop, rock, reggae and funk sounds, and serves as a melting pot of tight grooves with Middle Eastern flavor. Their unique sound attracted many dedicated followers, as well as vast media reception. They’ve gained momentum year after year, and today are considered the best selling Hip Hop artist in Israel.

In addition to a headlining LIVE appearance, PURIM at City Winery will see DJ sets by DJ Moshe Bonen(Maydalleh), special Purim cocktails, munchies, sweet treats and special surprises, costume contests and more.

Presented by TEEV Productions, MAYDALLEH and CITY WINERY.
City Winery
155 Varick St. @ Vandam in Soho

Chanukah and More with Musica Ebraica

Musica Ebraica Choir
Sunday, November 28 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location Glebe Community Centre
175 Lyon Street
Ottawa, ON

Join Musica Ebraica as it presents ‘Chanukah and More.’ Take a musical journey to the Balkans, Italy, India, Spain and North America. The concert will feature the choir’s unique style: an eclectic mix of old and new; Ashkenazi and Sephardi; Hebrew, Yiddish, French and Ladino as well as excerpts from Handel’s Judas Maccabeus.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students.
Please call Patsy Royer at 613-233-3099 or email or

A Heymishe Yiddishe Chanuke TODAY!

The American Society for Jewish Music
The American Jewish Historical Society
A Heymishe Yiddishe Chanuke
Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 3 PM
Zalmen Mlotek and Guests from
The National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene
(All songs will be accompanied by English supertitles, as is
the custom at the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene.)

Master Storyteller Isaiah Sheffer
of NPR’s Selected Shorts
Program followed by Menorah lighting, singing and reception.
$18 General; $12 Members;$9 Students & Seniors
For tickets call (212) 868-4444, or _www.smarttix.com_
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, NYC