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Posts Tagged ‘ hasidism ’

The Other Kabbalah-Loving L.A. Musician

November 11, 2013
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LA-based singer-songwriter Mikey Pauker’s inspirations come from across the map. From contemporary pop music to Jewish liturgy, hasidut, kabbalah, and his own Jewish experiences, Pauker skillfully combines upbeat folk songs with classical Jewish texts. Check out, for instance, “Hinei Mah Tov,” but beware: the infectious “Eeoohh!” hook will be stuck in your head for the rest…

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An American Folksinger With A Hasidic Twist

August 13, 2013
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When you first listen to Levi Robin‘s tender, breathy vocals and hypnotic fingerpicking, what comes to…

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Video: Hasidic Boy Wins Chinese Dance-Off

January 23, 2013
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However did we miss this? Does anyone know who this boy is, and how he…

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Video: Fake Hasids, Real Hasids

January 16, 2013
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Hollywood has long been fascinated with Hasidic Jews.…

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Mitzvah Tantz

August 20, 2012
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The mitzvah tantz is one of  Hasidic Judaism’s most bizarre rituals.…

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Chaim Potok and the Rebbe Walk into a Bar.

July 12, 2012
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A farbrengen is a Hasidic spiritual gathering–it can be just a handful…

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Jumping for Joy

June 27, 2012
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In Israel, the NaNach movement, a subset of Bratslav Hasidism,…

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A Tale of Two Crown Heightses

May 29, 2012
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The neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is home to a…

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Real Jewish Ninjas

April 26, 2012
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Yehoshua Sofer is the “Aluf Abir” (Aluf means “champion”)…

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A Christmas Special for Jews

January 17, 2012
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There’s a certain magic to stop-motion animation–the animation technique that…

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Shlemiels and Shlemazels

November 30, 2011
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“A shlemiel,” explains Matthew Menachem Feuer at the beginning…

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The Things We Left Unsaid

November 11, 2011
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Moshe Zvi Marvit is an absorbing writer, the…

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