Hadag Nahash is one of the biggest bands in Israel today. They started in Jerusalem, in 1996, and with their fresh combination of Hip Hop, rock, reggae and funk, made their way into Tel-Aviv's mainstream. Nowadays, their Middle-Eastern groove is taking over the charts and the...
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Michelle Citrin: If I Fall
Folk singer Michelle Citrin made a connection between Birthright Israel and music almost a decade ago as a student at Rutgers University. Her experience traveling to Israel on one of the first Birthright trips at the start of the second Intifada inspired her...
September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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When Chasidic reggae-rapper Matisyahu sold 350,000 units of his new album, "Youth," in the first weeks after its release, he redrew the rule book for marketing Jewish music.
Or, more accurately, Aaron Bisman and Jacob Harris, his now former managers and heads of JDub Records, the...
April 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm
April 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm
For 2,000 years, Jewish music has been a hybrid compounded of elements picked up from our neighbors. Salamone Rossi created Italian Baroque settings of Hebrew texts. Chasidic niggunim drew on Viennese waltz music and Eastern European military marches. Sulzer and Lewandowski wrote...
January 26, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The service begins with "Shalom Aleichem," but there's a twist: Injected between the traditional verses are some fast-talking, spoken-word interludes with messages for those entering into the ritual. "So recline, right after you drink this wine/ See this time is a gift from the mind...
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