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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Hava Nagila’s long, strange trip

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

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

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

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

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

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...