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  • Ethiopian Jew finds harmony in spite of turbulent past

    By Celia Soudry

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Alula Johannes Tzadik sits on a wooden stool in a dimly lit Little Ethiopia recording studio. As the dreadlocked musician fiddles with the kirar, he describes in a placid voice how the harp-shaped instrument was often used for prayer and lamentation during the time of King David....