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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Hava Nagila’s long, strange trip

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If there is one Jewish song known by Jews and non-Jews alike, it is undoubtedly Hava Nagila. From its obscure origins in early 20th-century Palestine, the song has gone on to become a perennial...

New album features Asheville’s own Jewish folk music

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The Asheville Jewish Folk Music Collection, as the title implies, is a compilation of original and public domain folk songs performed by local Jewish musicians. The first of its kind, this album will be...

Jewish Traces in Unexpected Places: Jewish Singer Sings “Der Rebbe Elimelech” on Mongolian TV

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We thought we'd seen it all when we posted videos of Hava Nagila on a Thailand TV show and Abanibi on a Spanish TV show. But this week we came across a video of the...

These Muslim, Jewish And Christian Artists Use Music To Break Barriers

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A group of musicians in Illinois is using its talents to bring different communities together. The Salaam-Shalom Music Project brings together artists of Muslim, Jewish and Christian backgrounds to play music from one another’s culture...

Welcoming Shabbat in Israel with the Revivo Project

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The Revivo Project is one of the most successful bands in Israel. The three singers in the band are Israeli musical producer and composer Raviv Ben Menachem, Raviv’s brother – Nir Ben Menachem, and...

“Shalom Aleichem”, performed by Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra

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After three years of incredible concerts, inspiring musical encounters and numerous tours in 21 countries, BGKO continues to evolve, delight and flourish. We are happy to announce our newest iteration: Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra. After...