Posts Tagged ‘ music ’

Why Sinatra’s Body Was Hidden in a Jewish Funeral Home

January 19, 2016
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Why Sinatra's Body Was Hidden in a Jewish Funeral Home

Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday (on December 12, 2015) has brought on a flurry of centennial celebrations, books, exhibits and The Sultan of Swoon-inspired concerts. Jack Daniel’s even issued a Sinatra Century blend and Uber offered a fleet of vintage cars so people in New York City could ride in Sinatra…

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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…

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Let This Music Video Inspire Your Repentance

October 1, 2015
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darshan

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

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Sweden’s Outrageous ’90s Jewish Dance Band

July 1, 2015
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Sweden's Outrageous Jewish '90s Pop Band

It’s fair to say that Swedish dance pop,…

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The Jewish Songwriters Behind the Elvis Presley Hit Machine

April 30, 2015
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The Jewish Songwriters Behind Elvis’s Jewish Hit Machine

Like Rodgers and Hammerstein before them, Leiber and…

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The 1938 Jazz Concert That Changed Black and Jewish History

February 16, 2015
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benny-g

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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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…

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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
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metallica

That kid in your math class with greasy…

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The Jewish Diva Who Played the Indian Princess

March 11, 2014
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sophie-braslau

Gifted with one of those rare, true contralto voices—deep, rich,…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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“All I Want for Thanksgivukkah is Jews” Mariah Carey Parody

November 26, 2013
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all-i-want

DISCLAIMER: This video is rated MW for Meshugganah…

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An American Folksinger With A Hasidic Twist

August 13, 2013
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levi-robin1

When you first listen to Levi Robin‘s tender, breathy…

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