December 18, 2008 | 4:10 amI've decided it's finally time to come out of the closet -- the Christmas Carol Closet: "Hello, my name is Andrea, and I am Jewish woman who keeps a kosher home, went to Jewish summer camp, lived in Israel and is utterly, completely, hopelessly addicted to Christmas carols."
September 3, 2008 | 9:48 pm
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
This Shabbat is called Shabbat Shirah and is named for the "Song of the Sea" sung by Moses and the Israelites after they experienced the redemption at the splitting of the Red Sea.
What was it, the rabbis asked, that evoked shirah, song, at this point and not earlier when they...
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm
For Ilana Besha, 19, the songs conjure up images of the first mass aliyah from famine-stricken Ethiopia to the Promised Land. "When word came to our village that we were going to Israel, it was like a dream come true," said the teenager, who was in Los Angeles last week with Shlomo...