Jewish Journal

  • Flash! Handel’s Chanukah Oratorio in Yiddish

    by Carvin Knowles

    November 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    This year the December dilemma got just a little easier, thanks to George Frederick Handel and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony with help from the late,...
  • Symphonic Globe Trotter

    November 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It says something about Gisele Ben-Dor's dedication to her profession that when she made her conducting debut with the Israel Philharmonic in 1983, she...
  • Enrico Suavé

    by Curt Schleier

    October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    In 1961, a saddened and disheartened 23-year-old Algerian school teacher and musician named Gaston Ghenassia was merely one of the thousands of refugees...
  • New Year’s Sounds

    by George Robinson

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The number "three" doesn't play an especially important part in Jewish lore and customs. But the pre-High Holy Day musical rush brought to my desk several...

  • Rock for the Ages

    by Scott Benarde

    August 26, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    In 1995, while on the Florida leg of a concert tour, Bob Dylan walked into Temple Beth El in West Palm Beach and attended Yom Kippur services. You would...

  • Skirball’s Sephardic Festival

    by Naomi Pfefferman

    July 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When you grow up in the States, all you know is Ashkenazi Jewish culture," laments Moroccan-Jewish musician Ron Elkayam. "But that is such a small part of...
  • Music That Heals

    by Naomi Pfefferman

    July 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Whenever John Mauceri conducts the Israel Philharmonic, Israeli reporters ask him why an Italian Catholic is so preoccupied with Holocaust refugee...

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