Section WEEKLY Parasha Parashat V’Zot HaBracha SHIURIM & COMMENTARIES











 

on the top    Parashat V’Zot HaBracha   SHIURIM & COMMENTARIES

  G’mar Chatima Tova   

  May you be sealed in the book of life!!    

 

Zoom on

Torah Reading Simchat Torah Rabbi Weisblum קריאת התורה שמחת תורה זאת הברכה

Zoom on

Parasha SHIURIM & COMMENTARIES

Advertisements

Section This Day, In Jewish History : 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection in each section



This day in Jewish history / An artist who painted his politics is bornHaaretz

Ben Shahn’s social realism focused on social injustices, the Great Depression, and Jewish themes like the Passover story. By David B. Green | Sep. 12, 2013 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 12, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

490 BCE: According to German scholar Philipp August Böckh, the Greeks defeated the Persians at the Battle of Marathon. The Persians were led by Darius I, the 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 12, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

490 BCE: According to German scholar Philipp August Böckh, the Greeks defeated the Persians at the Battle of Marathon. The Persians were led by Darius I, the 

See all stories on this topic »

On this day in 1923, all Jews committed to reading the six orders of the Mishna, one page a day. By David B. Green | Sep. 11, 2013 | 9:03 AM 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 11, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

1526: After the Turkish Army had defeated the Austrians and seized the city of Buda, Sultan Suleiman I entered the city. Some of the Jews had remained in the 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 10, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

134 CE: The great Talmudic sage, Rabbi Akiva, was taken captive by the Romans, and executed five days later in Caesarea, Israel. Rabbi Akiva had been a 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 10, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)
He concluded: If something as soft as water can carve a hole in solid rock, how much more so canTorah — which is fire — make an indelible impression on my 
See all stories on this topic »

This day in Jewish history / Maryland’s first Jew goes to townHaaretz
As the first-documented Jewish resident of this mid-Atlantic territory, founded in 1634 as a refuge for Catholics from England, Lumbrozo had a tumultuous life in 

This day in Jewish history / Maryland’s first Jew goes to townHaaretz

The life and opinions of Jacob Lumbrozo, gentleman (of sorts) – who spent most of his time in colonial court. By David B. Green | Sep. 10, 2013 | 6:30 PM 

See all stories on this topic »

See all stories on this topic »

This day in Jewish history / Italy bombs Tel Aviv during WWIIHaaretz

The air raid that killed 137 was not the only one on British-controlled Palestine, but caused the greatest loss of human life. By David B. Green | Sep. 9, 2013 

See all stories on this topic »

This Day, September 9, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

337: Constantine II, Constantius II, and Constans I succeed their father Constantine I as co-emperors dividing the Roman Empire between the three Augusti.

See all stories on this topic »

Section Events, Jewish Life : 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection in each section

High Holiday Reflections: Changing Lives and ObservanceChabad.org

With Rosh Hashanah come and gone, Marlene Eichner and her husband, Stephen, are now planning to spend Yom Kippur with their Jewishcommunity at the 

See all stories on this topic »

Lens On American JewryThe Jewish Week

There are plenty of Jews who don’t get it. Jewish  “These are aspects of Jewish life and American life and shouldn’t be denied or ignored. Everything should be 

See all stories on this topic »

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Fantasy Author, Alisse Lee-GoldenbergShalom Life

That love of Jewish folklore and fantasy has followed her throughout herlife and what they want to do for the rest of their lives, and it almost seems like it’s too 

See all stories on this topic »

Novel Way To Tell A Survivor’s StoryThe Jewish Week

He found the speaker’s description of Jewish life under the Nazis “shocking. I didn’t  Ari’s early life, typical of Jews of his generation, included a family business, 

See all stories on this topic »

6 degrees no bacon Jewish Celebrity Roundupjewishpresstampa

The city’s Jewish mayor, Rahm Emanuel, declared Aug.  and became attached to Jewish life,” says Mark Cohen, author of Overweight Sensation: The Life and 

See all stories on this topic »

Coping with loss in the age of the internetThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

“The Book of Life being sealed was never anything but words and a metaphor  For many Jews in their 20s and 30s, however, institutional membership may not 

See all stories on this topic »

Secret life of the Auschwitz commandant’s daughterSydney Morning Herald

Hedwig’s final resting place was among the graves of Jews, Christians and Muslims. Brigitte’s life is now full of doctors, hospitals and pills. She and her husband 

See all stories on this topic »

History (Jewish And Otherwise), Always Close At HandThe Jewish Week

While Salem guarded a fervent spiritual life, the neighboring city of Winston was prospering in more worldly affairs when the first Jews arrived in the mid-1800s.

See all stories on this topic »

Celebration surrounds Torah’s arrivalCaymanian Compass

The Jewish community on the island Monday night welcomed its first Torah, which was delivered to Grand Cayman from Israel by an anonymous benefactor and 

See all stories on this topic »

The USS Eisenhower and a Torah Scroll from pre-War EuropeArutz Sheva

I opened the Ark, and there, resting, was a small-to-medium sized TorahScroll.  My head by then was spinning – how does a Torah scroll survive the Holocaust 

See all stories on this topic »

Judaism: What Gd Wants to Do on Yom KippurArutz Sheva

He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem, where he publishes OzTorah, a weekly email list and website with Torah insights from an Australian perspective.

See all stories on this topic »

10 things you probably don’t know about Yom KippurHaaretz

You may go to synagogue every Yom Kippur and have fasted religiously since you were knee-high to a Torah scroll, but do you really know the history of this 

See all stories on this topic »

When Talmud Is the Focus of Jewish Observance, Theology Comes Tablet Magazine

As we moved into chapter 7 of Tractate Pesachim, in this week’s Daf Yomi  the Talmud, I have gotten used to the disjunction between the Daf Yomi calendar 

See all stories on this topic »

Rabbi Berel WeinEgo, Shame, Disgrace – So What?Arutz Sheva

He speaks in the name of Torah though Torah requires humility and a healthy  There is no moral voice that is allowed to protest this desecration of Torah.

See all stories on this topic »

Golden ornaments from holy Torah and 36 gold coins among Herald Sun

The 10cm medallion is etched with the Temple’s logo a menorah candelabrum as well as other religious iconography such as a shofar (ram’s horn) and a Torah 

See all stories on this topic »

Kenos Chizuk for Bnei Torah Inducted into the IDFYeshiva World News

images The issue of ongoing efforts to draft bnei yeshivos into the IDF is not off the chareidi agenda. Today, Monday, 5 Tishrei 5773 a kenos chizuk is taking 

See all stories on this topic »

PM Netanyahu on the Finding of a Gold Treasure in JerusalemIndependent Media Review Analysis (IMRA)

heritage – menorah, shofar, Torah scroll. The essence of the Jewish People could not be any more succinct and clear. This is a wonderful gift to the

See all stories on this topic »

Of Yoatzot and ShtendersThe Jewish Press (blog)

He seems to compare the importance of keeping the status quo against this innovation with the status quo of using a Shtender (lecturn) for Torah study. Here is 

See all stories on this topic »

Turning and Returning: A Journey Outside Time and SpaceThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. (blog)
At my weekly Men’s Torah study recently I had a difficult time moving the discussion away from one point we were discussing on the theme of t’shuvah that 
See all stories on this topic »

A Celebration of Jewish MusicExpress Milwaukee

The East Side Chamber Players will celebrate Yom Kippur with a program of music inspired by the Jewish experience, including Eric Whitacre’s FiveHebrew 

See all stories on this topic »

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project comes to Noontime Concerts™Examiner.com

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project consists of soprano Nanette McGuinness,  The JMPP focuses on music by Jewish women poets and/or composers, as well 

See all stories on this topic »

Beth Shalom scholar-in residence to explore Jewish rhythms from jewishpresspinellas

She will take congregants and guests on a personal, historic and musical journey to Jewish India on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5. Born in Calcutta, the seventh 

See all stories on this topic »

Section Jewish Music & Simcha Channel: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section

Avraham Ohayon All New Single + Video: Teka – Jewish Music ReportJMR ISRAEL

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can download the all new single at MostlyMusic.com.

Jewish Music Report

Spend Succos with Dovid Gabay! – Jewish Music ReportJewish Music Reporter

Wanna spend Succos with Dovid Gabay? There are a few great opportunities to hear Dovid. Davening and concert with Dovid in Bushkill, PA 

Jewish Music Report

Music without bordersJerusalem Post

“We were seven musicians on the stage in a synagogue on a Friday night; Jews, Muslims and Christians from different parts of the world – and some of them are 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish Rock Star To Sing At Spanish River High, Open To PublicBocaNewsNow.com

 a weekend activity for the kids that involves high-intensity fun and Jewish music. Jewish Rock musician Rick Recht is considered a staple of childhood camp 

See all stories on this topic »

Sephardic Singer Yasmin Levy is Saving Ladino MusicArutz Sheva

Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel BeatJewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

Section Jewish Communities: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section







Bill de Blasio Hailed As Proven Friend Of The Orthodox Jewish Yeshiva World News

BDB satmar Speaking before hundreds of congregates of the Satmarcommunity in Williamsburg, Sunday evening, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio promised the 

See all stories on this topic »

NY community devastated by Superstorm Sandy still working to rebuildjewishpresspinellas

Rabbi Zeev and Esther Kushnirsky, shown at the Jewish Russian Learning Center of South Beach, are helping rebuild the community after Superstorm Sandy.

See all stories on this topic »

Training Young Jews To Speak Up For The PoorThe Jewish Week

Q: Tzedakah is a primary concept of the High Holy Days, and of Passover, when drives take place in many Jewish communities to raise funds for the needs of 

See all stories on this topic »

Polish Muslim Leader: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are LegalArutz Sheva

The Jewish community has asked Poland’s Constitutional Court to rule whether the ban violates their religious freedom, but Miskiewicz said there was “no need” 

See all stories on this topic »

Cookbook exhibit features Jewish culinary worksChicago Tribune (blog)

Doing charitable works was important to the Jewish communities in America, says Steinberg, who donated a number of cookbooks to the exhibit. In the decades 

See all stories on this topic »

Beth Shalom scholar-in residence to explore Jewish rhythms from jewishpresspinellas

Beth Shalom scholar-in residence to explore Jewish rhythms from Baghdad to  Authentic Indian food and music from all of the diverse communities will be 

See all stories on this topic »

~CGNews Community Corner~ Happy Rosh Hashanah from TehranCommon Ground News Service

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wished the Jewish community a happy Rosh Hashanah on Twitter. Read more about the 

See all stories on this topic »

Branch of Jewish New York in IsraelYnetnews

Until a few years ago, the New York Jewish community did not know how to swallow the phenomenon of Israelis who had migrated there over the years.

See all stories on this topic »

Do Jews practice female genital mutilation? One Guardian writer Jewish Telegraphic Agency

“It is not an accepted part of any religion, but from what I understand it is practised amongst Ethiopian Jewish communities,” Khaleeli responded on Twitter.

See all stories on this topic »

‘Shana Tova’ from area rabbisNew Jersey Jewish News

In addition, Rabbi Ron Wolfson’s new book, Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community, has also been a source 

See all stories on this topic »

A good mate down underIsrael Hayom

Australia’s Jewish community leaders condemned the statement and the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), the Australian Jewish lobby 

See all stories on this topic »

Images of Ontario 40 Years PastJewish Daily Forward (blog)

For 40 years, the Ontario Jewish Archives has chronicled one of North America’s most vibrant Jewish communities. Now, the Archives is raiding its vault with an 

See all stories on this topic »

A Letter From Bill Thompson to Jewish VotersJP Updates

I know that the primary falls between two very important days on the Jewish  For over 30 years, I have been proud to call the Orthodox Jewish community my 

See all stories on this topic »

Pittsburgh native starts Facebook mitzvah experimentthejewishchronicle.net

Mitzvah-a-Week 5774 dovetails with Fife’s work in the Australian Jewish community. She is serving as president of the North Shore Temple Emanuel in Sydney 

See all stories on this topic »

For Venezuelan Jews who fled Chavez, a new home in which to Washington Post (blog)

AVENTURA, Fla. — In Venezuela, Fanny Hausmann celebrated Rosh Hashanah by cooking honey-and-apple cakes, visiting the elderly and gathering with 

See all stories on this topic »

Candidly Speaking: A friendlier Australian governmentJerusalem Post

Foreign Minister Carr stunned the Australian Jewish community a few weeks ago when he told Muslims at a Sydney mosque, “I’ve been to Ramallah, I’ve 

See all stories on this topic »

Venezuelan Jews settle in new home after fleeing persecutionTriValley Central

The Jewish community here now resembles very much the one Hausmann and others left behind in Caracas. Life centers around the busy Michael-Ann Russell 

See all stories on this topic »

Shanah Tovah! Kolkata greets the Jews‘ societyTimes of India

Jael’s octogenarian mother Flower, the memory keeper of the Jewish community here, enlightened everyone on the important festivals, and the fascinating 

See all stories on this topic »

Jews Receive Unexpected New Year’s Greeting From Iran

National Geographic

Though it’s rarely in the news, Iran has had a vibrant Jewish community for Iran, the city of Isfahan hosts one of the country’s oldest Jewish communities.

See all stories on this topic »

Catching Up: Jewish Community Center still trying to for mainland Press of Atlantic City

Nine months ago: JCC plans mainland campus: On Dec. 18, members of the Margate-based Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center held a meeting at 

See all stories on this topic »

Valone Adds 5 Towns Jewish Times And Queens Latino To Western Queens Gazette

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. recently welcomed the support of the Jewish community in the form of endorsements from The Jewish Press and The 5 

See all stories on this topic »

Émigrés translate success into Jewish leadership rolesJweekly.com

Today, she and increasing numbers of her fellow Russian-speaking émigrés are coming into positions of leadership in the same Jewish communitythat helped 

See all stories on this topic »

Religion News: During Rosh Hashanah, Pope Francis cements Wicked Local

According to a statement by the World Jewish Congress, an international organization representingJewish communities in 100 countries to governments, 

See all stories on this topic »

Generosity of American Jews Highlighted in New Study on the Eve The Nonprofit Quarterly

“The accepted wisdom is that organizations within the Jewish community are fighting over a shrinking pie,” J. Shawn Landres, Los Angeles-based CEO of 

See all stories on this topic »

Time to grapple with the disconnectCleveland Jewish News

Israel to many American Jews is eating Bamba and the little yellow Osem soup nuts. Singing Hatikva at a community event. Waving little Israeli flags at the 

See all stories on this topic »

Cleveland’s black, Jewish communities commemorate March on 

Cleveland Jewish News

As U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights, speaks at a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on 

See all stories on this topic »

Jews & Muslims Unite To Fight Polish Slaughter BanShalom Life

Leaders of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and of the Krakow Islamic Center have united together to fight against Poland’s new ban on Jewish and 

See all stories on this topic »

Remembering a Community’s Selfless Response to Hurricane SandyThe Jewish Press

While many memorable events occurred in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Jewish community in 5773, one in particular stands out for me: our response to Hurricane 

See all stories on this topic »

Quinn Meets Jewish Community Leaders in Pre Rosh Hashona JP Updates

Quinn The Speaker of the NYC City Council and candidate for Mayor Christine Quinn met with a broad spectrum of Jewish leaders in a pre-Rosh Hashanah 

See all stories on this topic »

Plan to transform former Belgrade concentration camp into shopping The Independent

The Jewish community in Serbia has condemned the construction project at Topovske Supe, arguing it is “morally not right” to build a shopping centre on a site 

See all stories on this topic »

JTS to hold first “Jewish Women’s University for a Day” in HoustonYour Houston News

“The event showcases the academic excellence of JTS and its local communal and academic partnerships in this vital Jewish community. These partnerships 

See all stories on this topic »

Krakow’s Jewish, Muslim leaders fight ritual slaughter banJweekly.com

The directors of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and the Krakow Islamic Center are joining forces to fight Poland’s ban on Jewish and Muslim ritual 

See all stories on this topic »

The Social Justice DAThe Jewish Voice

Mr. Hynes also reminisced about his childhood and how it has affected his relationship with theJewish community throughout the course of his tenure as DA.

See all stories on this topic »

Budapest Jewish festival draws record numbersJweekly.com

The festival is being hosted for the 16th consecutive year by the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, or Mazsihisz, and co-organized by the Israeli 

See all stories on this topic »

The devastation of Hurricane KatrinaSt. Louis Jewish Light

“The effect on Gulf Coast Jewish communities will be dramatic,” predicted Daniel Freelander, the Union for Reform Judaism’s vice president. “We assume that 25 

See all stories on this topic »

On the Offensive – Program Four Hundred Sixty Eight 
When fighting a spiritual war, it is insufficient to simply ward off enemy attacks. One must go out 
chabad.org

Jewish community takes kosher slaughter ban to court

thenews.pl

Poland’s Union of Jewish Religious Communities (ZGWZ) has submitted a complaint to the country’s Constitutional Court over the nationwide ban on kosher and 

See all stories on this topic »

Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for SyriaNews24

The prayer initiative, which began in Petach Tikva, Israel, has now spread to Jewish communitiesaround the world. Bnei Akiva volunteers who are doing a year 

See all stories on this topic »

As school crumbles, New Orleans Rabbi Uri Topolosky leaves cityNew Jersey Jewish Standard

Last September, the board dropped the word Jewish from the school’s name, changing it from the New Orleans Jewish Day School to the Community Day 

See all stories on this topic »

US Jewish organizations get $9m. for ‘homeland security’The Times of Israel

Community leaders welcomed the announcement, which marked the eighth straight year that the Jewish community received the lion’s share of the available 

See all stories on this topic »

National Jewish Retreat includes lectures, workshops and kosher foodJvhri

Offering Jews from smaller communities the opportunity to learn directly from many Torah scholars, the retreat included a Dudu Fisher concert and comedic 

See all stories on this topic »

Lottery Organization to Fund Projects in Jewish HevronArutz Sheva

The Mif’al Hapayis lottery organization decided, Thursday evening, to fund projects in the Jewish community of Hevron. The unanimous decision marked the first 

See all stories on this topic »

March a reminder of black-Jewish relations at their bestWashington Post

He said the “dire” economic conditions that many black Americans face have contributed to a gap with the Jewish community, as has the growth of the nation’s 

See all stories on this topic »

At a GlanceThe Jewish Press

Claudine Uzan Caterers has been serving the worldwide Jewish community for three generations. Rina’s mother, Claudine Uzan, was one of the first gourmet 

See all stories on this topic »

High Holiday greetings from the Jewish PavilionHeritage Florida Jewish News

We are an outreach organization that functions like a Jewish nursing home on wheels. We bring theJewish community to our seniors in long-term care, since 

See all stories on this topic »

Young Jews Courted as DonorsWall Street Journal

The “Connected to Give” study, conducted by the Los Angeles-based Jumpstart, a philanthropic research group that focuses on the Jewish community, also finds 

See all stories on this topic »

How Birthright Is Changing Jewish LifeThe Jewish Week

A decade ago, Jewish parents worried that their children wouldn’t marry Jewish or have a bar or bat mitzvah for their own children. Today, however, we see a 

See all stories on this topic »

Bonnie Stern: The secret to great challah? It’s all in the twistNational Post

Challah is usually shaped into a long braid, but at Rosh Hashanah challah is always round, to symbolize the circle of lifeJewish bakeries make beautiful round 

See all stories on this topic »

Hundreds of pilgrims in Morocco to celebrate life of Rabbi Haim PintoJewish Telegraphic Agency

The tomb of Pinto, a venerated rabbinical judge who died in 1845, has for decades attracted manyJewish pilgrims on and around the 26th of Elul, the date of his 

See all stories on this topic »

What You Missed In the News: August 25 – SeptemberShalom Life

It was an incredible week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life Try out these delicious vegan recipes during the upcoming Jewish high holidays.

See all stories on this topic »

Rosh Hashanah 2013 – Pain or pleasure?The Jewish Press

These were the main focal points of national Jewish life in Biblical times, when as many as possible gathered in Jerusalem and attended Temple ceremonies.

See all stories on this topic »

In Defense of the People: The Challenge of Jewish LeadershipLubavitch.com

Jewish organizations recognizing their responsibility to the future are investing to negotiate life in a world that has become increasingly fraught for youngJews 

See all stories on this topic »

High Holiday Resources From ‘Gateways: Access To Jewish The Jewish Week (blog)

 needs to succeed in Jewish education settings and participate in Jewish life The Jewish Week feels comments create a valuable conversation and wants to 

See all stories on this topic »

The only Jew in the village — and she wants to find moreJewish Chronicle

It can be hard to sustain Jewish life when you are just a handful. But there is no one better equipped to grapple with the challenges than the manager of the 

See all stories on this topic »

The Jewish future of Germany and PolandCanadian Jewish News (blog)

Some described themselves as thoroughly secular with only loose ties to theJewish community. Others spoke of an ongoing process of engagement with 

See all stories on this topic »

The only Jew in the village — and she wants to find moreJewish Chronicle

Tori Joseph, 30, grew up in Prestatyn, north Wales, where the Jewish community consisted of just her family. The nearest synagogue is 22 miles away in 

See all stories on this topic »

World issues should be at top of prayer list during Rosh HashanahHilton Head Island Packet

This week Jewish communities will welcome in Rosh Hashanah, the new year. These days are the holiest of the year. They are a time of joy, hope and spiritual 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish institutions awarded $9 million in security grantsJewish Telegraphic Agency

“The Department of Homeland Security has demonstrated a great commitment to protecting at-riskcommunities,” said Michael Siegal, chair of the Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

Borderline Views: US civil rights and the Jewish community

Jerusalem Post

The Jewish community had suffered discrimination, oppression throughout much of history and they identified with the struggle of the black community.

See all stories on this topic »

Why the Jewish Archive Shouldn’t Go Back to IraqFrontPage Magazine

The religious material, which a Muslim country that purged its Jewishand Christian communities has no use for, should go Iraqi Jewishreligious communities 

See all stories on this topic »

Rabbi Who Helped New Orleans Jewish Community Heal Moves to Jewish Daily Forward

Hello Maryland: The Topolosky family (shown in Israel) moved to Maryland last month, where Uri Topolosky will head Congregation Beth Joshua in Rockville.

See all stories on this topic »

As school crumbles, New Orleans Rabbi Uri Topolosky leaves cityJewish Post

Last September, the board dropped the word Jewish from the school’s name, changing it from the New Orleans Jewish Day School toCommunity Day School.

See all stories on this topic »

JTA 5773: Fighting over Jewish pluralismJewish Post

And for all the triumphs that Jewish liberals saw this year, demographic trends suggest that theJewish communities in the United States and Israel are growing 

See all stories on this topic »

Sequestration’s Jewish TollJewish Daily Forward

There are also direct ramifications for the Jewish community. Thanks to congressional inaction on the Farm Bill, compounded by the sequestration, the future of 

See all stories on this topic »

The March on Washington and the Jews: Past, Present and FutureHuffington Post

Prinz then said, “When I was the rabbi of the Jewish community of Berlin, I learned many things. The most important thing that I learned is that bigotry and hatred 

See all stories on this topic »

Reimagining Hebrew schoolJewish United Fund

As part of that restructuring, the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago, which previously had provided Hebrew language 

See all stories on this topic »

Budapest Jewish festival draws record numbers despite anti-Semitic St. Louis Jewish Light

The week-long cultural festival, which opened Saturday, is being hosted for the 16th year running by the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities

See all stories on this topic »

Boca Raton to host 2014 JCC Maccabi gamesSun-Sentinel

Two other American Jewish communities will host games at about the same time: Cherry Hill, N.J., and Detroit. This past summer, Jewish communities in Austin, 

See all stories on this topic »

Hungarian Jews kick off massive cultural festivalThe Times of Israel

The gathering, billed as one of the largest cultural events in Europe, is organized by the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, and will kick off with a 

See all stories on this topic »

Likud MKs: Jewish Construction Must Go On Despite Peace TalksArutz Sheva

Likud MKs told Arutz Sheva on Sunday that building Jewish homes in Judea  if it continues expanding Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

See all stories on this topic »

It’s time to make being Jewish affordableHaaretz

The financial commitment of Jewish education here is a crippling cost to both American families and the communities that endow the schools themselves.

See all stories on this topic »

Krakow Jewish, Muslim leaders band together to fight ritual Jewish Telegraphic Agency

(JTA) – The directors of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and the Krakow Islamic Center are joining forces to fight Poland’s ban on Jewish and Muslim 

See all stories on this topic »

Labor MP creates second how-to-vote card ‘to avoid upsetting The Guardian

Jewish people make up 12.8% of the electorate’s population – the largest Jewish representation of any  The Orthodox Jewish community is incredibly diverse.

See all stories on this topic »

Krakow Jews and Muslims Unite on Ritual SlaughterJewish Daily Forward

Krakow, Poland — The directors of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and the Krakow Islamic Center are joining forces to fight Poland’s ban on Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

Where’s the Jewish Helping Hand?Jewish Daily Forward (blog)

When I learned I was pregnant with twins — while living far away from my family — I saw the wider Jewish community as an extended family. Perhaps I could 

See all stories on this topic »

At Temple Israel: ‘A new generation of European Jewry’Wicked Local

One goal of this program was to introduce the Greater Boston community to the emerging HungarianJewish community and forge a closer connection among 

See all stories on this topic »

American Rabbi Authors ‘The Bill of Rights of a Jewish Wife’Arutz Sheva

The 5 Towns Jewish Times wrote an article last week on the “proliferation of divorces” in the Jewish Orthodox community and on the current system that fails to 

See all stories on this topic »

God’s Gatekeepers: Signs Of Progress On Israel’s RabbinateThe Jewish Week

Throughout Jewish history and around the world, Jews have organized their  the secession of Orthodox communities from broader Jewish communities in the 

See all stories on this topic »

Debut One World Festival unites nations in ClevelandCleveland Jewish News

“It was Leo Weidenthal of the Jewish community that started it all in the 1920s,” explained Bill Jones, a member of the Hebrew Cultural Garden Committee and a 

See all stories on this topic »

Remembering Joan: How Should We Respond to Loss in Israel?Connecticut Jewish Ledger

At a community gathering organized to help us cope with this sudden, shocking  For many American Jews who are connected to Israel, we are reminded of 

See all stories on this topic »

Conversation with…Jeff L. LiebermanConnecticut Jewish Ledger

Q: By and large, black Jewish communities have not been embraced by “mainstream” Jews in the U.S. and elsewhere. Do you know whether your film has 

See all stories on this topic »

Hartford-area day school welcomes new headmasterConnecticut Jewish Ledger

But the trend also reflects a historical moment in the American Jewish community. “There are more day schools today than there used to be because there was a 

See all stories on this topic »

KOLOT – Reflections on RALLYConnecticut Jewish Ledger

I know that I have greatly benefited, as an individual and as a member of the Jewish community, from my involvement and my leadership. Every person can take 

See all stories on this topic »

Connecticut Catholic educators explore the history of antisemitism Connecticut Jewish Ledger

Unfortunately, it took the Holocaust for the leaders of the Catholic Church to see how wrong they were and to reach out to the Jewish community. This change in 

See all stories on this topic »

Dogs, Strangers and GodConnecticut Jewish Ledger

A few weeks ago a human-interest story from South Africa was reported internationally. As described in the Wall Street Journal this past Friday: “On Aug.

See all stories on this topic »

Rosh Hashanah on the tableConnecticut Jewish Ledger

Sephardic Jews eat them on Rosh Hashanah, but Ashkenzis don’t. Go figure. So to be safe, use the coconut flakes when serving this for Rosh Hashanah and 

See all stories on this topic »

Touro Synagogue artifacts dispute to continue after mediation failsConnecticut Jewish Ledger

 given the deed to the synagogue in the early 19th century when the original Jewish communityleft, arose over plans to sell the synagogue’s 18th-century finial 

See all stories on this topic »

Does the Manhattan JCC film director support BDS?Connecticut Jewish Ledger

(JNS.org) Isaac Zablocki, director of film programs and the Israel Film Center for the JCC in Manhattan, in an August 15 blog post for the Huffington Post stressed 

See all stories on this topic »

SPOTLIGHT ON…Pauline ChernickConnecticut Jewish Ledger

 which turns the fabric they weave into scarves, blankets, clothing and more, then sells the products at outlets in the community and at their own mid-November 

See all stories on this topic »

Orlando well represented at Jewish RetreatHeritage Florida Jewish News

At the Retreat, the Orlando Jewish community was well represented, in addition to the rabbi and his wife, Azita & Farzin Yashar, and Akiva Anderson were there 

See all stories on this topic »

Young Leaders Hold Summer Social, Plan MoreJewish Times of Southern New Jersey

Samantha Mazuz It could not have been a better evening for an outdoor event by the bay in Margate. On Thursday, August 15, while the sun was setting, Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

CJN’s Jews of Interest: Bonnie DickCleveland Jewish News

Bonnie Dick, co-founder of Career Transition Center, speaks to administrative assistant Jacqueline Rose, who once used the Career Transition Center program, 

See all stories on this topic »

Box Truck to Help Ease the Work of Hurricane Sandy Volunteers Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey

On August 20,,the Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group held a ceremony marking the dedication of a box truck which is already helping to ease the work of 

See all stories on this topic »

Charity launches campaign for 80th yearTimes Series

An international charity is calling for the Jewish community help to support vulnerable communities in the Former Soviet Union as part of its 80th anniversary.

See all stories on this topic »

Why Finchley is a litmus test for Labour’s election hopesJewish Chronicle

One of the first things to strike the outsider who comes into contact with Britain’s Jewish communities is the way the ultra-local is often combined with the 

See all stories on this topic »

Looking at the Holocaust through a Different LensShalom Life

“In fact, he actually grew up in the Jewish neighborhood so he was very  The Zakynthos Jewish community is the only one in all of Europe that didn’t lose a 

See all stories on this topic »

Jews and Civil RightsSt. Louis Jewish Light

These efforts hit their apex in 1963 when numerous Jewish leaders and communities not only participated, but helped organize the March on Washington.

See all stories on this topic »

Building On SandThe Jewish Press

It was not because we disliked the country or the warm Jewish community we had become a part of. We enjoyed the beauty of our city, the clean streets, zero 

See all stories on this topic »

Dutch museum to move, reopen as synagogueThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Since 2012, three Dutch municipalities, Werkendam, Amsterdam and Vlissingen, have transferred five large properties to Dutch Jewish communities.

See all stories on this topic »

London JW3 Jewish Center Aims for Bit of American ‘Exuberance’Jewish Daily Forward

This is to be the home of “a new postcode for Jewish life,” the sign announces — the United Kingdom’s first Jewish Community Centre. Known popularly as JW3 

See all stories on this topic »

Jews Must Take a Stand on Russia LGBT PersecutionAlgemeiner

The Jewish community remains deeply engaged in maintaining robust international human rights standards and institutions and in elevating human rights in 

See all stories on this topic »

Why Older Couples Divorce

by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff
3 ways to protect your marriage and keep it strong.

Shabbat program marks Mizrachi’s 30th yearCleveland Jewish News

To kick off its 30th anniversary celebration Fuchs Mizrachi School is hosting Rav (Rabbi) Mosheh and Michal Lichtenstein from Israel for a Shabbat of learning 

See all stories on this topic »

In aftermath of shooting, Russian rabbis to learn self-defenseJewish Telegraphic Agency

Instructors from the Russian and Israeli police will teach the rabbis how to  for the RussianJewish Congress told the RIA Novosti Russian news service on 

See all stories on this topic »

SF Jewish Film Festival tilts east, sets recordJweekly.com

“The Jewish community in the East Bay is part of the larger cultural community in Oakland,” she said. “So we’re connecting and developing bridges with other 

See all stories on this topic »

Paraguay to Re-open Embassy in IsraelArutz Sheva

Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin participated in the inauguration of President Horacio Cartes and met with Paraguay’s Jewish community. By Kochava Rozenbaum.

See all stories on this topic »

Recognizing Schiff’s years of serviceSun-Sentinel

Jacob Solomon, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, said in an email, “When the history of Miami’s Jewish community is written, there 

See all stories on this topic »

JCC awarded JUF grant for expanded Hebrew classes, locationsChicago Tribune

“Through our open and diverse relationships within the Jewish community, JCC Chicago is an excellent gateway to provide Jewish people from all backgrounds 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish mayor seeks to lead Jersey City’s rebirthNew Jersey Jewish News

7 with the Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater The CRC invited him to the Aidekman Family Jewish CommunityCampus in 

See all stories on this topic »

DA Candidate Ken Thompson: “I Will Not Criminalize Entire Yeshiva World News

He criticized both the spate of overturned convictions that have occurred in Brooklyn recently and Hynes’ Kol Tzedek program for the Jewish community.

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish officials in Russia to undergo self-defense trainingvestnik kavkaza

Officials of Jewish communities, rabbis, activists of youth organizations, staff of Jewish schools and nurseries will study self-defense techniques, Interfax cites 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish Agency airlifts 17 Yemeni Jews to Israel in covert operationHaaretz

In recent years, they have been actively involved in smuggling Jews out of Yemen and absorbing them into their communities. The Jewish Agency said in a 

See all stories on this topic »

Judaism through a Polish lens
Israel Hayom
On August 24, Próżna Street in the heart of Warsaw will be decked out for the Isaac Bashevis SingerJewish Culture Festival. There will be klezmer performances, plays, including “The Dybbuk,” Judaica for sale, books, posters, and of course, glatt 
See all stories on this topic »

SumSD Jewish households open up to ‘Roving Rabbis’Sioux City Journal

The men are in Sioux Falls visiting with members of the city’s small Jewish community to increase awareness of and passion for Judaism, the Argus Leader 

See all stories on this topic »

Summer of giving: Roving Rabbis set out to share with Jewish The Republic

The rabbis said in Mississippi, where the Jewish communities are smaller than in their hometown of New York City, they have seen a lot of excitement and 

See all stories on this topic »

Temple Shalom plans ‘Summer Under the Stars’ open house Wickedlocal-Med Ford

Guests can tour the temple and grounds, meet with clergy, learn about the Jewish communitycenter’s warm, welcoming conservative synagogue, its array of 

See all stories on this topic »

Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston StarAnniston Star

In 1893, Anniston’s early Jewish community built the temple so that Blanton,  “If there was a bricks-and-mortar building, the Jewish community would persevere 

See all stories on this topic »

As Falashmura aliyah winds down, Jewish groups turn their Haaretz

GONDAR, Ethiopia − Jewish Agency representatives are considering whether to leave a sign at the Jewish community school here, commemorating the 

See all stories on this topic »

New roles for Staten Island rabbi and rebbetzin Gerald and Bonita SILive.com

Meanwhile, Rebbetzin Sussman has become a vice president with Kulanu, a non-profit organization that supports emerging Jewish communities in Africa, Asia 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish newcomers bring optimism, but can they revive small towns Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Upper Cumberland Jewish Community President Nort Goldman, left, Rabbi Marshal Klaven and Becky Ackerman leading a Simchat Torah service in Crossville, 

See all stories on this topic »

 Judea and Samaria Jewish Population Up 2% in 6 Months

Arutz Sheva

The Jewish population of Judea and Samaria grew by 2.12% in the last six months – faster than the rate of Jewish population growth in the rest of Israel, which is 

See all stories on this topic »

In the US, a strong Jewish presenceJerusalem Post

In examining the American Jewish community, we need to examine both the  Most agree that the American Jewish population will decrease in the future in 

See all stories on this topic »

It’s rabbi vs. rabbi in competing campaigns to overturn Poland’s The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Chabad operates only two centers in the country, compared to six serving the similarly sized Jewish community in Belarus and more than 30 each in Russia and 

See all stories on this topic »

Only around 100 Jewish people in Iceland in totalNews of Iceland

The Jewish Daily Forwad, an American paper, recently wrote about theJewish community in Iceland. They for example wrote: “Iceland has no synagogue, 

See all stories on this topic »

Dagestan Rabbi Gives Thanks after Discharge from HospitalChabad.org

Isakov said that he particularly wanted to send his thanks and appreciation to the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS, to the Ohr Avner Foundation, 

See all stories on this topic »

JUF mourns passing of Ruth RothsteinJewish United Fund

She transformed Mount Sinai Hospital and transformed our Jewish community’s understanding of Mount Sinai’s importance as a Jewish institution during her 

See all stories on this topic »

Iceland’s Handful of Jews Keep Faith AliveJewish Daily Forward

Iceland has no synagogue, no rabbis, no Jewish community center or organized structure. In fact, Judaism is not even one of Iceland’s state-recognized religions 

See all stories on this topic »

The Royal Baby, the Jews and the international fascination
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
The Jewish community showed her the Codex Valmadonna, which is a Talmud dating from the Middle Ages, before the Jews were expelled in 1290. At another Jubilee event, this one at Buckingham Palace, one Jewish community leader was able to wish the 
See all stories on this topic »

Memorializing through mitzvah
Sun-Sentinel
The campers, who call themselves Teens-On-Wheels, a North Miami Beach summer camp, are running a food drive to benefit Jewish Community Services of South Florida’s Kids for Kosher Food Bank program in memory of Shoshie Stern, a 12-year-old girl 
See all stories on this topic »

Polish Jews to turn to Constitutional Court over slaughter ban
Jerusalem Post
Michael Boni, the Polish Administration and Digitization Minister requested leaders of the Jewishand Muslim communities file the motion. This advice comes after a government body studying the issue, appointed by Prime Minister Donald Tusk to find a 
See all stories on this topic »

European Jewish Leaders to Hold Emergency Summit in Brussels Following 

Yeshiva World News
“The issue of shechitah is now at the forefront of our responsibilities as representatives of EuropeanJewish communities,” Serge Cwajgenbaum, EJC Secretary General, said. “We will galvanize and utilize all legal means to fight this ban in Poland .

European Jewish leaders hold emergency meeting on Polish ‘shechita’ ban
Jerusalem Post
Representatives of Europe’s Jewish communities gathered in Brussels on Wednesday to formulate a coordinated strategy for combating Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter. The emergency summit between senior Polish communal leaders, the European Jewish ..

The View From The Beis Medrash
The Jewish Press
Poland’s chief rabbi and the president of the Union of Jewish Communities of Poland issued a statement stressing their disappointment with the Polish government’s decision. They pointed out the hypocrisy in the law, as Polish law permits hunting for 

Jewish Museum Opens in Alaska
Lubavitch.com
According to Rabbi Greenberg, Rabbi Esformes “inspired Alaska Jewish community founding members and pioneers Jerry and Enid Green and Perry and Gloria Green to match his donation with their own very generous donation towards the Campus.

SEED program brings yeshiva students to Phoenix, Scottsdale
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
The project brings yeshiva students to Jewish communities throughout the United States to foster Torah learning. Five students from Yeshiva Chaim Berlin in New York will visit Ahavas Torah in Scottsdale July 18-Aug. 1 and five students from Yeshiva 

The Jewish Press The 2013 opening ceremony for the 19th Maccabiah Games got under way on Thursday evening, and for the first time in its 81 years, Jerusalem hosted the ?Jewish Olympics?. This is also the largest Maccabiah in history, with 10,000 athletes from 21 …

Read More »

Moroccan launches Jewish history tour in Fes – News – jn1.tv
Exploring Jewish Morocco: local enthusiast Youness Abeddour …
Youness Abeddour is a young Moroccan from Fes with a passion for preserving the Jewish historyof his city. JN1 has come to Morocco to speak to Youness …
jn1.tv/…/moroccan-launches-jewish-history-tour-in-fes.html

חגיגת המימונה אצל הרב משה אבוטבול, ראש עיריית בית שמש

Documentary on Chasidim in Europe

Jewish-American History von Museum Jewish Heritage  

Jewish Community in Tunisia   

Jewish Community.Arabic Jews, Ethiopian, Syrian, Yemen …

Faith and Fate is a documentary telling the story of the Jews

Auf das Leben! Jüdisch in Deutschland

 

 

   

 

Section Jewish Music & Simcha Channel: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section








עקב שוואקי ויונתן רזאל – והיא שעמדה by aviguri

SWEET MOMENTS WITH:

עופר לוי – עד מתי אלוהיי OFER LEVI – AD MATAI ELOHAY

SWEET MOMENTS WITH:

Bitton VHS telethon 95 Hinai Moshiach ba 1

The Zisha Schmeltzer Collection – Jewish Music ReportJewish Music Reporter

Zisha Shmeltzer collection 4 CD’s in one mp3. 2 volumes of shofer shel meshiach 2 volumes of the naye tanz!! arranged by; Moshe Laufer.Music by; The Negina 

Jewish Music Report

Chaim Yisroel Releases New Single – Sipur Chaya – Jewish Music 

JMR ISRAEL

3; Nochum on 8th Day at Jewish Food Festival & Concert; a on Top 10 English Songs in Jewish Music; menachem on Sneak Peek; LA music guy on Sneak Peek 

Jewish Music Report

Out Of Africa, Into JudaismThe Jewish Week

One of the first “simcha” bands in South Africa, Nitzutz played Jewish music at a wide range of celebrations. Perkel was raised with both a foundation in music 

See all stories on this topic »

Rick Moranis: “My Mother’s Brisket & Other Love Songs” (2013) CD McPherson Sentinel (blog)

 Songs, the new album from Rick Moranis, is really funny and also veryJewish that the subjects of these songs are all related to aspects ofJewish culture.

See all stories on this topic »

Klezmer, classical royalty at the BowlThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

“Energy is eternal delight,” the poet William Blake said, and klezmer musicproves his point. For centuries throughout Jewish Eastern Europe, rhythmically 

See all stories on this topic »

Chabad celebrates Jewish heritage at the shoreShore News Today

More than 600 people participated in the ninth annual Jewish Summer Fest Sunday  “People of all backgrounds experience Jewish culture through food, music 

See all stories on this topic »

How being ‘silly’ can deepen connections to JudaismSt. Louis Jewish Light

“Music, however, produces emotion. And I believe that when we hear Hebrew music it touches our neshama (soul),the one that we’ve had since we were in the 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish Celebrity Roundupjewishpresstampa

We don’t know about you, but back when we attended Jewish sleepaway camp, the most  the legendary Jewish lyricist of Oklahoma and The Sound of Music.

See all stories on this topic »

Aug. 17-22The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

This program includes beloved Jewish liturgical and traditional works in arrangements for chamber orchestra and klezmer musicians. The Los Angeles 

See all stories on this topic »

Paying a musical tributeAustralian Jewish News

BY GEORGE DREYFUS. On a sunny Sunday afternoon in March last year I filled the Hawthorn Town Hall with the first performance of my Third Symphony, 

See all stories on this topic »

Lazer Lloyd: Lost on the Highway – Jewish Music Report

Kol Isha

Pin It All new from Lazer Lloyd, Lost On The Highway, from Blues Leaf Records. Featuring 13 originalsongs with Lloyd accompanying himself with both 12 string 

Jewish Music Report

Filling up on Jewish cultureJweekly.com

Though it programs everything from reggae bands to Cajun swing, Ashkenaz has always offeredJewish music and dance concerts, too. Moreover, its creed has 

See all stories on this topic »

“Soul Doctor” – Carlebach Takes BroadwayThe Jewish Voice

Reb Shlomo, whose musical legacy in the shul-going community is the equal of  Street and West End Avenue), he is still a force in the Jewish musical world.

See all stories on this topic »

Ari Goldwag Debuts New Song on Radio – Jewish Music ReportJMR ISRAEL

Pin It Ari Goldwag sings the beautiful Mi Hameitzar with his son with Menachem Toker on Radio Kol Chai. This is a song that Ari will be singing as a duet with 

Jewish Music Report

Essence Goldman to Perform at Jewish Museum, 9/15Broadway World

Essence Goldman is performing a rock concert for families on Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 pm at The Jewish Museum. With a voice likened to Nelly Furtado 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish Soul Hits The Road: Israeli Blues/Rock Guitarist Lazer Lloyd The Jewish Press

Lazer is the first Jewish artist to be signed by this important blues label where he brings hismusical strength along with a deep spiritual message that is 

See all stories on this topic »

Matisyahu – Matisyahu, Travis Barker And Ariana Grande Record Contactmusic.com

Jewish rapper Matisyahu, rocker Travis Barker and pop star Ariana Grande have teamed up for an  Kids are going to be dancing and listening to themusic.

See all stories on this topic »

Choni Grunblatt Releases Od Yovo Hayom. – Jewish Music ReportJewish Music Reporter

Pin It Od Yavo Hayom comes as Choni’s second original single, which he himself composed. Staying true to his passion and selected genre of music, he brings 

Jewish Music Report

Lipa Schmeltzer and NACHAS! – Jewish Music ReportJewish Music Reporter

Pin It Lipa Schmeltzer and NACHAS singing Ah Simcha at The Camp Dora Golding Concert Pin It.

Jewish Music Report

The Tzfat RevivalThe Jewish Voice

Moroccan Jews dedicate Sefer Torah on Jerusalem Street in Tzfat  Ethiopian drums, and Oriental-Jewish fusion suffuse the streets with music like a bazaar 

See all stories on this topic »

Celebrating The Sounds Of Bukharan ShashmaqomThe Jewish Week

Shashmaqom is a classical music of Central Asia, born and steeped in the traditions of Uzbek, Tajik and Bukharan Jewish cultures. Based on six maqom (the 

See all stories on this topic »

Cool New Jewish Music from Eli Zion, Sruli Twerski, & More!Arutz Sheva

 the Arutz 7 team with his signature show, ‘J-Jam’. J-Jam will deliver Jewish music, hip, holy, modern and melodic with a twist of news and talk in between.

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish composer sings a new tuneJewish News of Greater Phoenix

Growing up outside of Boston, composer Allan Naplan was steeped in Jewish music. “Every Sunday morning, my family sat around eating bagels and listening 

See all stories on this topic »

Orthodox Singers With a Dream Get Their Own American Idol-style Tablet Magazine

Before him appeared a film crew and three Orthodox Jewish celebrities: Lipa Schmeltzer, who has been called The Lady Gaga of Hasidic music; Gad Elbaz, 

See all stories on this topic »

Jewish-Jazz fusion hits JoziJacaranda FM

The audience can expect the unexpected – a unique concert that combines jazz and new age Jewish music, with a touch of the experimental and the Klezmer 

See all stories on this topic »

Carlebach’s ‘Burning Desire To Heal’The Jewish Week

Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach married Jewish teachings with a universal message of peace and love. Now “Soul Doctor,” a new musical based on the man and his 

See all stories on this topic »

Annual Jewish Summer Fest at Ventnor Beach
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
There will be a chance to experience a taste of Jewish culture through food, music and art at the 9th Annual Jewish Summer Fest, on the beach at Ventnor …
See all stories on this topic »

Felder crafts loving portrait of ‘Maestro’ BernsteinCleveland Jewish News

To this pantheon of musical titans Felder adds “Maestro: Leonard Bernstein,” a  at a time when many Jewish celebrities changed their names because of an 

See all stories on this topic »

Blues From The CasbahThe Jewish Week

Before the North African country’s revolution, which culminated in 1962, chaabi was a music shared by Arabic and Jewish musicians who would congregate in 

See all stories on this topic »

Chai Center for Jewish Life in Bridgewater announces upcoming Independent Press – NJ.com

Actively involved in Jewish music for over 30 years, Steve Dropkin is regarded as a major composer of contemporary Jewish music and liturgy. He has been a 

See all stories on this topic »

Community through musicJewish News of Greater Phoenix

“I was not really connected to the Jewish religion growing up,” he says, “but doing music and doing my own projects sort of opened the doorway for me.” Now the 

See all stories on this topic »

Westchester Heritage Festival to Feature Jewish Music and ArtsPatch.com

The annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival will take place on Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 6 p.m. at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

See all stories on this topic »

Festival to celebrate world of Jewish musicNew Jersey Jewish News

Jersey Shore Jewish Music was created to celebrate the diversity of the local Jewish population and foster connections between the various groups and the 

See all stories on this topic »

From music student to infantryman
Jerusalem Post
He took classes in music business and formed the five-member Jewish rock band, JudaBlue. The band spent an intense 18 months recording an album and producing music videos. They performed at some of the larger venues in New York City and released The Baal Shem Tov Meets the Silver Screen
Chabad.org (blog)
Jewish actresses Mayim Bialik and Roseanne Barr did voiceovers, and musicians Edan Gillen and Peter Himmelman composed the soundtrack of Chassidic melodies. Dorenfeld says that Gillen has recomposed Jewish songs in the style of Baroque classical 

Jerusalem – In the Eye of the Universe!

dovid_green_video

: United with Israel is excited to share this powerful look at Jerusalem from the eyes and heart of singer/songwriter Dovid (David Green). The song entitled “Jerusalem – Eye of the Universe” is from his new inspirational album, “Journey to the Real You.” United with Israel has partnered with Dovid to try to share this …

READ MORE

An Exclusive Interview With Lipa Schmeltzer Jewish Daily Forward (blog)-Jul 15, 2013 Hasidic singer Lipa Schmeltzer is a true exception in the Haredi world, … I was once publicly thrown out of a wedding — off a stage; I was once .

Read More »

Video: ‘Former Hasidic Jews Reveal Hidden World’ on NBC The Jewish Press (blog)-Jun 26, 2013 A rare look inside the community of about 300,000 Brooklyn Hasidic Jews … The wedding images didn’t strike me as belonging to Satmar …

Read More »

Sick of Dancing Hasidim Playing Violins? Meet the New Baal … Tablet Magazine-Jun 30, 2013 I’m trying to tap into my American roots and express my American Jewish journey.” Robin’s performance followed a band (two Hasidic singers …

Read More »

Hasidic Jews Attempt American National Anthem at NYC Baseball … Shalom Life-Jul 4, 2013 As Gothamist immediately points out at the beginning of their article, “everything that could go wrong does goes wrong” for a group of Hasidic …

Read More »

My reflections on the Krakow Jewish Culture Festival The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.-Jul 20, 2013 I’ve been writing about the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow for about … his Hasidic garb, blended with the dozens of other folks sipping their …

Read More »

Interviews and Songs Videos Selection

SIMCHA MUSIC Binyamin Bouzaglo

 

 

SIMCHA MUSIC SELECTION

 

 

 Sefarad Oriental Music

 

 

 Jewish Music and Pyutim Sefarad

 

 

 

 

Section Jewish News: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section







AIPAC To Lobby Lawmakers For Syria StrikeThe Jewish Week

AIPAC officials reportedly said the pro-Israel group will lobby U.S. lawmakers to authorize a retaliatory strike on Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons.

See all stories on this topic »

Spanish festival bans jazz player for attending pro-Israel eventJewish Telegraphic Agency

29 after photos surfaced of him attending an Israel’s 65th anniversary event in  Reports in Spanish media did not say whether Herrera is Jewish. “Obviously, we decided not to play at all,” the band wrote in a news release issued last week.

See all stories on this topic »

EU Delegation will Clarify ‘Settlement Boycott’Arutz Sheva

The EU is apparently seeking to reassure Israelis who are concerned about the or giving scholarships or research grants to Jewish institutions in Judea and 

See all stories on this topic »

Ron Paul Condemned over Speaking to Antisemitic CatholicsThe Jewish Press

Based on these views and other alleged remarks calling for Israel to be abolished  resource and wire service covering Jewish news and Israel news for Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

Despite ‘Pagan’ Slam, Chicken Kaparot Going StrongArutz Sheva

As Yom Kippur approaches, many Jews are continuing the tradition of kaparot Citing a number of halachic (Jewish legal) authorities, MK Rabbi Dov Lipman of 

See all stories on this topic »

France’s National Front party suspends candidate for anti-Semitic Jewish Telegraphic Agency

according to the Le Figaro daily newspaper. Another picture showed a masculine hand pulling away an Israeli flag to reveal the French tricolor. One post 

See all stories on this topic »

Syria vote tests pro-Israel groups’ influenceCleveland Jewish News

WASHINGTON — Of all the interests backing President Barack Obama’s call for Congress to authorize military strikes on Syria, perhaps none is more concerned 

See all stories on this topic »

Israeli labor bill for settlers sparks uproarModesto Bee

For the 340,000 Jewish settlers in the West Bank, most of Israel’s criminal and civilian laws apply. They vote in Israeli elections, enlist for compulsory military 

See all stories on this topic »

40000 Expected by Tzohar for Yom KippurArutz Sheva

 locations around Israel for Yom Kippur, aimed specifically at secularIsraelis  seeing that Israeli society wishes to deepen its connection toJewish identity, 

See all stories on this topic »

Israeli archaeologist finds ancient treasure troveLas Vegas Sun

An Israeli archaeologist says she has uncovered a rare trove of ancient coins and  Other findings include items with additional Jewish symbols such as a ram’s 

See all stories on this topic »

Abbas Gives $6K to Dancers Named after Terrorist who Killed 37The Jewish Press

In the midst of renewed Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations, Palestinian  resource and wire service covering Jewish news and Israel news for Jewish media 

See all stories on this topic »

Israeli ‘Start-Up’ Magnet for American Non-JewsThe Jewish Press

Israel’s reputation as an incubator for Start-Ups has attracted non-Jewish Americans who have settled into successful careers, The Christian Science Monitor 

See all stories on this topic »

Qatar raps Israel as Kerry seeks Arab support for talksReuters Canada

PARIS (Reuters) – Qatar faulted Israel for building Jewish settlements on Sunday after  “There are obstacles,” al-Attiya said through an interpreter at a news 

See all stories on this topic »

Israel regains staunch ally as opposition wins Australia electionHaaretz

Following election of Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott, all three Jewishlawmakers in federal parliament are expected to return, with Joshua Frydenberg 

See all stories on this topic »

After Rosh Hashana, Countdown to Yom KippurArutz Sheva

The Fast of Gedalyah marked a dark chapter in Jewish history, when the last Jews who still remained in the Land of Israel following the sacking of the Temple, 

See all stories on this topic »

Ongoing Jewish settlement is an obstacle to peace: Qatar forminThe Daily Star

PARIS: Qatar’s Foreign Minister said on Sunday ongoing construction byJewish settlers was an obstacle to achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

See all stories on this topic »

Kotel Rabbi’s Horror at Temple Mount RiotsArutz Sheva

The world should condemn the Temple Mount riots that took place on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), says Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovich, Rabbi of the Kotel 

See all stories on this topic »

PM Unimpressed with Iranian GreetingsArutz Sheva

 the Rosh Hashana greetings that Iranian leaders conveyed to the Jewishpeople.  that only last week threatened to destroy the state of Israel,” Netanyahu said.  official IRNA news agency on Thursday as saying that a US-led military strike 

See all stories on this topic »

Mayor says Jerusalem can’t be splitTriValley Central

 and modern Orthodox residents, ultra-Orthodox Jews and Muslim Palestinians.  the sector captured by Israel in 1967 and claimed by the Palestinians as their capital.  Posted in Nationalnews on Saturday, September 7, 2013 11:44 am.

See all stories on this topic »

The Return of the GolemsMWC News

Through this act, Congress has the capacity to save thousands of lives, (Israeli lives)” the letter said. -Cleveland Jewish News, 9/6/2013. This is but one of many 

See all stories on this topic »

Pilgrims leave Uman amid reports of heavy damage to propertyJewish Telegraphic Agency

(JTA) — Thousands of Jewish pilgrims have begun leaving Uman, Ukraine, where  One of the incidents involved three Israeli police officers who were sent to  but the encounter did not turn violent, according to the news website Unian.net.

See all stories on this topic »

Chief Rabbi Lau urges better treatment for chickens in kapparot ritual

 

Lau in a letter addressed to ritual organizers and participants wrote that causing the chickens to suffer before and during kapparot would be a ‘mitzvah through a transgression,’ which he said ‘was not the intention of the sages.’ read more…

Israelis celebrate Jewish New Year, amid turmoil

Las Vegas Sun

Israelis happily welcomed the Jewish New Year on Wednesday despite uncertainty and turmoil brewing on both its northern and southern borders.

See all stories on this topic »

Joyce visits Israel, talks defenseCleveland Jewish News

U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, Republican from Russell Township, stands atop one of the towers at Azrieli Center in Tel Aviv during his recent trip to Israel.

See all stories on this topic »

AIPAC, 800 Pound Gorilla, Risks Looking Like a ChimpMWC News

That battle did not end well for AIPAC although it did for Israel driven by the AIPAC website, the editorials in the one Jewish newspaper we have in our state.

See all stories on this topic »

Synagogue service times – Week of Sept. 6Cleveland Jewish News

AGUDATH B’NAI ISRAEL: Meister Road at Pole Ave., Lorain.  THE SHUL-An Innovative Center forJewish Outreach: 30799 Pinetree Road, #401., Pepper Pike 

See all stories on this topic »

Iran FM’s wishes warms the cockles of Jewish heartThe Hindu

 on Twitter saying “Happy Rosh Hashana,” a local news website reported,  But the message comes as Israel and Iran view each other with suspicion and  The “Happy Rosh Hashana” message, celebrating the Jewish New Year, may not 

See all stories on this topic »

New 24-Hour Israeli Channel Aims for Alternate Perspective on Jewish Daily Forward

Fresh Look: Lucy Aharish, Israel’s first Arab prime-time news anchor, has jumped  international news that will represent more than just the Jewishmajority to an 

See all stories on this topic »

CJN’s Jews of Interest: Mark SackCleveland Jewish News

Interesting note: In July, Sack was in Israel, en route to attending a basketball game …. Tal was married in Israel in June 2012 and is now director of the Jewish 

See all stories on this topic »

Last Flight Of Ethiopia-To-Israel Jewish Migration ProgramOPB News

Last Wednesday, two jetliners flew 450 Ethiopian Jews to Israel. They were the last to arrive under an official program designed to bring to Israel all remaining 

See all stories on this topic »

PA Official: Israel Proposed Evicting CommunitiesArutz Sheva

Israel has proposed evicting Jews from their homes in dozens of communities in Judea and Samaria but leaving the actual communities intact, an official with the 

See all stories on this topic »

New 24-Hour Israeli Channel Aims for Alternate Perspective on Jewish Daily Forward

Fresh Look: Lucy Aharish, Israel’s first Arab prime-time news anchor, has but the channel owner’s decision to broadcast from a city shared byJews and Arabs 

See all stories on this topic »

Poll: Lapid Most Disappointing PoliticianArutz Sheva

An overwhelming majority of Israelis believe that Israel’s Finance Minister has  according to a poll published Wednesday, on the eve of the JewishNew Year.  for the Maariv daily newspaper, no less than 63% of theIsraeli public believe 

See all stories on this topic »

Plans for Munich Olympics memorial are unveiledSt. Louis Jewish Light

Wednesday’s news conference at the Bavarian Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs  As the ceremony in Israel coincides with the Jewish New Year, 

See all stories on this topic »

Rosh Hashanah gives a time for reflection, concern for IsraelTucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. As of Wednesday night, the Jewish year 5774 has arrived. While pro-Israel organizations have shown support for a U.S. strike on Syria for the use of chemical weapons during a civil war, a retaliatory