Saturday, January 3, 2009
MUSIC: A klezmer wedding in a European shetl circa 1910
A DJ and a music professor, using old recordings and new, recreate the typical sequence of tunes a klezmer band would play at every stage of a. . .
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
It can’t happen here
"People choose to remain gay, and people choose to remain Jewish," said an organizer. "Why should the majority of us be forced to honor that choice?"
Sunday, October 19, 2008
McCain—and Lieberman—defend Palin in conference call with Jewish leaders [AUDIO]
John McCain called Sarah Palin a “threat to the left-wing feminist liberal movement” and passed up an opportunity to criticize Barack Obama’s. . .
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
MUSIC: ‘That Yemenite Kid’ Diwon makes a mix tape—in Yiddish
Courtesy of Diwon, the artist formerly known as DJ Handler and otherwise known as the executive director of Modular Moods and Shemspeed.com, comes. . .
Thursday, August 14, 2008
The Great Awakening
The Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church will hold back-to-back public conversations this Saturday, Aug. 16, with the two presumptive presidential. . .
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Rabbi reports from Saudi interfaith conclave: We must seize the moment
The highest authority in the very heartland of Islam has taken a lead in interfaith outreach, whatever his motives might be, with the declared. . .
Monday, July 14, 2008
AUDIO: Norman Corwin, Radio Zionist—‘Tel Aviv’ (1944)
In 1944, CBS broadcasts a 30-minute program about Tel Aviv on 'Columbia Presents Corwin'. The program begins as a young editor Douglas Adams flies. . .
Saturday, July 12, 2008
AUDIO: The Jews of Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, India, China and Iran
Jewish communities that we don't hear very much about, in Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, India, China, Iraq and Iran
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —Getting ready for November’s elections
More than 300 young professionals members of the local Iranian Jewish “30 Years After” organization gathered at a private residence in Beverly. . .
Sunday, July 6, 2008
AUDIO: Al Jolson stars as ‘The Jazz Singer’—Lux Radio Theatre 1947
In this June 1947 production, Al Jolson reprises his most famous silver screen role as "The Jazz Singer."
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
AUDIO: Interview with author Rebecca Goldstein
Eric Tomb talks with Rebecca Goldstein about her philosophical studies Betraying Spinoza: Ther Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity and Incompleteness:. . .
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
AUDIO: The Jewish Bob Dylan (June 15, 1972)
Bernard Timberg analyzes the songs of Bob Dylan looking for Jewish themes and imagery. KPFA-FM. June 15, 1972
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Iranian Jews grapple with tragic death and violence in the community
Bianca Khalili's death is just one of the recent incidents of community distress that have left many local Iranian Jews speculating among themselves,. . .
Sunday, June 8, 2008
Will ‘President Obama’ be good for Israel?
There are mixed feelings in Israel about the prospect of an Obama administration, with most experts saying the Jewish state has little cause for real. . .
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Shavuot 5768: Creative twists fill large field of holiday events
"My sense is that people gathering in synagogue for all or part of the night is expanding," said Rabbi Mark Diamond, executive vice president of the. . .
Thursday, May 22, 2008
MUSIC VIDEO: Bob Dylan (Newport 1964)—‘Hey Mr. Tambourine Man’
Young fresh Bob blows the roof off American music
Monday, May 12, 2008
Kol HaMispallel—All those who pray
Video of Kol HaMispallel by the Yeshiva boys choir.
Sunday, May 11, 2008
VIDEO: Moroccan Jewish sacred singing
Video of Moroccan Jewish sacred singing.
Sunday, May 11, 2008
VIDEO: Der Golem (1920) with new original soundtrack
The classic 1920 German expressionist black and white horror film “The Golem” gets a new soundtrack by Hollywood composer Carvin Knowles in this. . .
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —reaching out to poor and homeless in the city
Iranian American Jews -- reaching out to poor and homeless in the city
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —Knesset Member Ophir Pines-Paz
Exclusive interviews with Israeli Knesset Member Ophir Pines-Paz and Iranian Jewish philanthropist Parviz Nazarian in changing Israel's form of. . .
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —New mentoring program grooms tomorrow’s leaders
Young Iranian American Jewish professionals discuss their involvement with a new mentoring program for teenagers in the community.
Friday, March 14, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews -- Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills
Friday, March 7, 2008
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews —Dennis Prager and Shmuley Boteach praise local community
AUDIO: Iranian American Jews -- Dennis Prager and Shmuley Boteach praise local community