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Posts Tagged ‘ israeli music ’

First He Rescued Jews, Then He Lost His $4 Million Violin

June 26, 2014
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The Righteous Gentile With The $4 Million Violin

Founder of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, rescuer of over 1,000 Jews from Nazi persecution, world-renowned virtuoso violinist. This is a guy we can get behind. Born in Poland in 1882, Bronisław Huberman had an ear for the harrowing trends of Nazi ascension. After writing an open letter in 1933 calling upon German intellectuals to denounce…

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Groucho Marx’s Favorite Boy Violinist

June 19, 2014
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Groucho Marx's Favorite Boy Violinist

Long considered perhaps the greatest violinist of his time, Jascha Heifetz was a virtuoso’s virtuoso.…

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Sweet New Sounds from the Ancient City of Jaffa

April 2, 2014
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abu-nassar

On Luna Abu Nassar’s Bandcamp-released debut album, Asaper Lakh (“I’ll tell you”) your ears may deceive you.…

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Isra-Alien: Acoustic Rock for Dueling Mothers-in-Law

April 25, 2013
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somewhere-is-here

It’s not so unusual these days for 2…

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Israeli Protest Music

December 21, 2012
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shak-li

Given how infamous Israelis are for their political…

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More Psalms for the Perplexed

July 6, 2012
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more psalms for the perplexed

Two years ago, the Israeli singer Kobi Oz…

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A Boy-Band Full of Rabbis

April 9, 2012
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a boy band full of rabbis

Is Judaism ready for a boy-band invasion? The…

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Pop Sabbaticals

December 16, 2011
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maor

Maor Levi is a DJ and producer based…

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Digging up Treasure

September 27, 2011
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digging up treasure

The video for Moshe Hendel’s new song “Come…

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From T.A. to L.A.

August 16, 2011
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foolsgold

People talk about New York being the most Jewish city…

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Jerusalem of Music

July 7, 2011
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kutiman

The Israeli composer Kutiman–also known as Ophir Kutiel–might not play an instrument,…

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Israeli Expat Cabaret

May 10, 2011
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yael naim

The voice of Apple Computers has an Israeli…

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