Posts Tagged ‘ jewish music ’

Meet the Bal Ej, Ethiopia’s Other Jews

January 18, 2016
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Meet the Bal Ej, Ethiopia's Other Jews

Americans tend to think of Blacks and Jews as distinct groups: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel marching alongside Martin Luther King, Jr.; Goodman, Chaney, and Schwerner going down South for Freedom Summer. Some evoke the Beta Israel community of Ethiopia, and a minority recall the Igbo Jews of Nigeria, or the…

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The Russian Jewish Ethnographer Behind This Trove of Stunning Historic Photographs

December 3, 2015
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The Vitebsk-born Shloyme Zaynvi Rapoport — better known by the moniker S. An-sky — was…

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Let This Music Video Inspire Your Repentance

October 1, 2015
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Jewish thought is full of paradoxes. A complicated philosophy is supposed to help us achieve…

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The Jewish Reggae King from Washington, D.C.

April 30, 2015
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The Jewish Reggae King from Washington, D.C.

Other than the connections between Judaism and Rastafarianism,…

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Seinfeld’s Back With Another Rap Album About Nothing

April 24, 2015
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Seinfeld’s Back With A Rap Album About Nothing

  Quoting Jerry Seinfeld around the water cooler…

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Where Star Trek and the Great American Songbook Meet the Jews

April 13, 2015
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What happened to the classic songs of the…

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

March 30, 2015
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If you ask Brooklyn-based musician Yoshie Fruchter, the…

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The Latest From Our Favorite 11-Piece Afrobeat Jewish Avant-Garde Jazz Band

September 18, 2014
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Where Afrobeat Meets Jewish Music Meetz Jazz

Zion80 is a big band with a big…

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The Man Who Taught Arabic in Yiddish

July 25, 2014
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The Man Who Taught Arabic in Yiddish

Have you been wanting to learn Palestinian Arabic? Bistu…

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Jewish Camp Songs Like You Never Heard Them Before

October 24, 2013
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Think back to your weeks at Jewish summer camp—site…

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WTF Just Happened to “Oyfn Pripetchik”?

August 9, 2013
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Meet Psoy Korolenko, the self-described “wandering philologist”and song-tinkerer…

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‘Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

November 30, 2012
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In comedian Lenny Bruce’s famous “Jewish vs. Goyish”…

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