Posts Tagged ‘ 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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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
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metallica

That kid in your math class with greasy hair and the black muscle shirt might…

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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, and haunting—Sophie Braslau was the beautiful daughter of…

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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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Urban Jazz Metal Like The Rebbe Sang It

August 5, 2013
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deveykus

The Alter Rebbe was the founding father of the Lubavitch…

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Mickey Katz, Borscht Jester

June 14, 2013
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borscht-jester1

In the 1960s, my father kept a handful…

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German Klezmer by “The Talking Clarinet”

April 11, 2013
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eisel

All it took was one klezmer improvisation workshop with Israeli…

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Efrat Gosh: The Israeli Edith Piaf

March 5, 2013
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efrat

Eliciting comparisons to Edith Piaf is no small feat for…

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Video: Palestinian Youths Go “Gaza Style”

February 8, 2013
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Gaza style

By now chances are you’ve seen Gangnam Style…

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50 Years of Allan Sherman

February 6, 2013
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my-son-the-nut

Before Weird Al Yankovic there was Allan Sherman. This summer…

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