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If Your Cantor Were a Rock Star He Would Sound Like This

By On March 30, 2015

If you ask Brooklyn-based musician Yoshie Fruchter, the great cantors of the 20th century —Yossele Rosenblatt, Leib Glantz, and Fruchter’s own grandfather — were actually laying the groundwork for a new brand of… Read More


A Hazzan in the Opera House

By On November 5, 2010

Matisyahu might have been the first Hasidic Jew to perform inside MTV’s studio, but he wasn’t the first Orthodox Jew to be an American music superstar. Yossele Rosenblatt immigrated to America in 1912, at… Read More