Posts Tagged ‘ jewish music ’

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 of first kisses, pranks, and, of course, endless singing. Now ask yourself: As you belted out Adon Olam for the 100th time, did you ever wish, just a little, that a jazz band was accompanying you? If the answer is yes, you can revel…

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WTF Just Happened to “Oyfn Pripetchik”?

August 9, 2013
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psoy

Meet Psoy Korolenko, the self-described “wandering philologist”and song-tinkerer who rewrites famous lyrics until their familiar…

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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” sketch, Broadway star Eddie Cantor is deemed goyish,…

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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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Midnight Train to Zion

June 4, 2012
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midnight train to zion

Shlomo Carlebach revolutionized Jewish music by adapting it to the idiom…

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The Precious Age of 13

May 30, 2012
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the precious age of 13

The singer James Levy’s deep rumbling voice and…

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The Gospel of Jewish Services

April 2, 2012
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the gospel of jewish services

Many synagogues are asking the question: How do…

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Job, the Musical

February 20, 2012
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joseph tech

Joseph, with his Technicolor coat and his rags-to-riches story, seems…

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A Jew from Kentucky

February 7, 2012
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Dan_Bern_1

Dan Bern’s folk songs bear more than a…

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Beautiful Land, Beautiful People

February 2, 2012
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ChanaRothman

Chana Rothman, a folksinger and guitarist, has crafted herself…

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Divine Plagiarism

January 9, 2012
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“We steal lyrics from God,” claims the website for…

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Songs of Wonder

January 4, 2012
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pharoah

On the new album Songs of Wonder, singer/oud player…

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