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Moti Giladi: ‘My Way’ in Yiddish (2007)

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Moti Giladi sings “My Way” in Yiddish (Mayn veg) at the Festival of Jewish Culture in Warsaw: “Singer’s Warsaw” in Warsaw, Poland, in 2007. The festival, which has been taking place since 2004, is named after...

The Secret Jewish History Of Procol Harum

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ifty years ago this spring, a then unknown British rock group called Procol Harum released its very first single, “A Whiter Shade Of Pale.” The distinctive recording went to No. 1 in the United...

SaveTheMusic Presents: Rivkele, a Yiddish Tango

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Rivkele, Rebeka Music: Z.Białostocki, Yiddish text: unknown vocal: Olga Avigail, piano: Hadrian Tabęcki, bandoneon: Grzegorz Bożewicz, guitar: Piotr Malicki Performed in Cultural Center Wilanów Warsaw …(from Polish Jewish Cabaret): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENSFSYqqfOk The tango Rebeka was perhaps Polish Jewish composer Zygmunt Białostocki’s...

Jewish Musician Paul Simon is Retiring

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Paul Simon has announced he will be retiring from regular touring gigs. At 76-years-old, he has had a career of about 60 years. Simon, although Jewish, never highlighted his religion. His stance goes against...

‘Yiddish Glory’ CD records Jewish pain and resistance in World War II obtains a...

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Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II, an album produced in Toronto, has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best World Music Album. The awards ceremony on Feb. 10...

SaveTheMusic presents: Bist a Goy, the new Yiddish song amazing Israelis

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Mgrr1Nkx0 GOY - The Eurovision 2018 Israeli entry "TOY" Super-jewish cover by Tehila - The Kosher Diva, in Yiddish! About Save the Music Save the Music is the exclusive resource and repository of Jewish Music and Videos including...

Gale Kissin sings “Mame Loshn”

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Few recordings so well selected, so clearly interpreted, and so significative as this one: Gale Kissin sings Mama Loshn 15 songs that illustrate Jewish life and struggles through the last 300 years! I was afraid that America...

Remembering Ofra Haza in song and tears

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Twenty years ago, the voice of one of Israel’s most remarkable performers was silenced. On Feb. 23, 2000, Ofra Haza died at the age of 42. Haza left a singular legacy for her ability...

Blind Israeli teen stuns The X Factor Israel

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https://www.facebook.com/MilsteinFoundation/videos/1655355221153757/ Wow! The X Factor Israel אקס פקטור ישראל has no shortage of talent, but 17 year-old Eden is truly remarkable. Eden, who is blind, may not have been able to see the crowd, but no doubt she...

Why many classic Christmas songs were written by Jewish composers

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Immigrant artists — from Irving Berlin to Mel Tormé — penned odes to the mythic fantasies of the American middle class they desperately wanted to join. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3G5gwZ-fsw An outtake from "Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas" with...