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  • Shlomo Carlebach’s guitar and 31 other belongings to be auctioned

    January 15, 2016 | 11:56 am

    Judaica and other items belonging to the influential late rabbi-musician Shlomo Carlebach will be auctioned next month.

    The Feb. 29 auction at J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House in Cedarhurst, New York, will also include Judaica owned by Harvard law professor and author Alan...

  • The Orthodox punk rock-loving guitarist behind the sounds of ‘Jewish Afrobeat’

    November 13, 2015 | 12:20 pm

    “Jewish Afrobeat” almost sounds like an oxymoron. In some ways, it is – Afrobeat, the groovy fusion of upbeat jazz and funk pioneered by Fela Kuti, was inspired in part by the Black Power movement and African politics.

    This fact only adds to the allure of the sonic triumph that...

  • Shlomo Carlebach’s life comes to the stage in ‘Soul Doctor’

    August 14, 2012 | 1:41 pm

    As he researched the complex life of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach for a new musical, playwright Daniel Wise found a surprisingly candid source.

    Neshama Carlebach, a successful recording artist and popular performer of her father’s compositions, openly revealed his many struggles as...

  • VIDEO: Sukkot services with the Happy Minyan

    November 9, 2008 | 3:38 am

    The spirited, eclectic Happy Minyan of L.A. davening Hoshana Rabba concluding Sukkot. Guest chazans, New York’s Yehuda Green and Lazar Wax, lead and deliver the cantillation.


  • Wise moves jazz up Chabad telethon

    September 11, 2008 | 1:30 am

    Telethon promo

    When the 2008 Chabad "To Life" telethon kicks off at 4 p.m. Sunday on KCAL 9, it promises a new look courtesy of a show runner with an unusual background.

    Daniel S. Wise, 44, is an Orthodox rabbi who for several years had his own yeshiva in Troy, N.Y. Lately he has...

  • There goes the Hood

    By David Suissa

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    If, on the Friday afternoon of Simchat Torah, you happened to be on Pico Boulevard, a couple of blocks west of Doheny Boulevard, and you were looking for Nathan's Famous hot dogs or Label's Table deli, you probably would have noticed about 50 Jews of all ages and ethnic backgrounds...