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  • Canadian DJ finds audience for klezmer fusion in France

    July 21, 2011 | 12:20 pm

    Josh Dolgin didn’t set out to kick Yiddish music into the 21st century.

    But there’s no denying that the 34-year-old musician’s beguiling blend of ‘70s-style funk, hip-hop beats, traditional Chasidic melodies and klezmer has been an electric addition to the Jewish music...

  • Where It’s Hip to Be Yiddish

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Hip-Hop music might be cool, funky and ghetto, but DJ Socalled thinks that an infusion of an Yiddish could make it even better.

    "Hip-hop is all based on breaks, and the Yiddish theater records have amazing breaks in them, and they are original breaks," said Montreal-based Socalled,...