Posts Tagged ‘ klezmatics ’

Heartbreaking Home Videos From the Old Country

October 30, 2014
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Heartbreaking Home Videos From the Old Country

We tend to think of early 20th-century Jewish migration as a one-way street. But a New York City exhibition shows a different story—in film.Between the wars, some of those emigres traveled back to Europe and captured the old country in remarkable amateur films which are the raw material for “Letters to Afar,”…

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Rav Yehuda Gets His Groove On

October 14, 2013
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jake-marmer

“Said Rav Yehuda: Even silence has its rules,” announces spoken word poet Jake Marmer at the…

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New Year’s Resolutions in the 1940s

September 19, 2011
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woody-guthrie

Woody Guthrie, the American singer-songwriter, might not have been Jewish himself, but he’s been an avid…

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