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Six13 – High Holiday Mashup

18.09.2014
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Rosh Hashanah 5775

14.09.2014
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ישראל את לא לבד – Israel You’re Not Alone

26.08.2014

 

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אמא

למולדת ספרדי – ליאור אלמליח, יותם כהן, ושמעון סיבוני

מנהל מוסיקלי ומנצח – דוד קריבושי
תזמר – מיכאל זלטנרייך
תזמורת סימפונט רעננה

מתוך “דואט אהבה” בהפקת האופרה הישראלית

Musical Director and Conductor – David Krivoshei
Orchestrator – Michael Seltenreich
Ra’anana Symphonette

From “Love Duet” produced by the Israel Opera

Hayat Boukhriss

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לנר ולבשמים עם אבי לב מוצאי שבת פרשת ‘כי תצא’ תשע”ד

06.09.2014

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Shlomo Carlebach 1971-2 Erev Yom Kippur

15.07.2010
Shlomo Carlebach 1971-2 Erev Yom Kippur special concert near the old city Jerusalem.
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Meir Duved Farkas – Mah Lochem Lidoig

Jewish Community of Timisoara – Cantor Shmuel Barzilai (Vienna) – 21 September 2014

22.09.2014
Chief cantor of the Vienna Jewish community, Shmuel Barzilai, singing with the Choir of the Jewish community of Timisoara, Romania

שירים חסידיים שקטים – hasidic music

21.09.2014

Melave Malka With The Traveling Chassidim In Detroit

14.09.2014

Mesamche lev – Checks

17.09.2014
Mesamche Lev was founded in 1971 by R Zalman Ashkenazi, Zatzal. Reb Zalman, as he was fondly called, was a master of chesed who dedicated his life to helping the poor. He founded Mesamche Lev when he first handedly witnessed widows and orphans struggling with devastating poverty and hunger- and before long he was helping thousands!

Mesamche Lev provides financial assistance to the poor in Eretz Yisroel on a very large scale. We support 523 almonos and 3233 yesomim, and assist over 12,000 large and impoverished families with shoes, matzah, wine, and more lekovod Pesach. Mesamche Lev also operates a fish and meat program for thousands of families, and provides grocery coupons for Torah scholars and large families; ensuring them a peaceful, joyous Yom Tov.

Mesamche Lev operates an orphan wedding fund, to assist widows with marrying off their children. Mesamche Lev’s activities extend to the United States, where hundreds of widows are supported, and thousands of pounds of matzah are distributed below cost price to large needy families .

Mesamche Lev was founded over four decades ago by the esteemed great tzaddik, Reb Zalman Ashkenazi, zecher tzaddik livracha. May the great zechusim of this immense chessed organization be letoivas ulilluy nishmaso hatehorah shel hagaon Hatzaddik R’ Yoel Yekusiel Zalman Yom Tov Lipa zeicher tzaddik livracha, ben Hagaon Hatzaddik Maran Harav Elimelech Ashkenazi, zeicher tzaddik livracha.

Yaakov ‘Yanky’ Lemmer “It Is Shabbos” Album Preview

18.09.2014
A Collection of Teffilos and Yiddish songs of Shabbos. Accompanied By The S.F.Y. Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir, Arranged & Conducted by: Dr. Mordechai Sobol, Musical Producer: Ofir Sobol

בליווי המקהלה והתזמורת הפילהרמונית אס.אף.ווי עבוד וניצוח: ד”ר מרדכי סובול
מפיק מוסיקלי : אופיר סובול

Concept and Inspiration

Shabbos.

A time of physical rest.
A time of spiritual elevation.
A time for family bonding and last but not least… a time for intent prayer and joyous song.

Through the music in this album, I strive to present the contrast between Shabbos joy and sincerity. The songs portray the gaeity and jubilance of Shabbos, while the Teffilos (Prayers) represent the magical interactions we encounter on Shabbos, on a deeper and more mystical level.

It is my sincere hope that you enjoy this album, and take some of these timeless melodies to grace your Shabbos tables.

Yanky

Selections

1. Mimkomcho
Composed by one of the most celebrated artists in Jewish music – Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.

“From Thy place our King, shine forth and reign over us for we await Thee. When wilt Thou reign in Zion? Speedily, in our days, dwell there forever more.

2. Rozo D’shabbos
Composed by the legendary Cantor Pierre Pinchik. This mystical Kabbalistic text describes the union of various aspects of Hashem’s holiness on Friday evening at the commencement of Shabbos. Taken from the Holy Zohar, we learn how the Holy One, Blessed Be He, ascends His throne, the world is illuminated by the celestial light of creation, and all forces of evil and severe judgment are dispelled.

3. Yismach Moshe
A beautiful song from the Shabbos morning liturgy. The predictability of melody, rhyme and text make this a wonderful selection to sing with children around the Shabbos table.

4. Gut Fun Avrohom / Zul Nokh Zayn Shabbos
A child begs his grandmother not to say the Motzei Shabbos prayer (Saturday Night Prayer) as it would signal the end of his wonderful day of rest.

5. Kehilos Hakodesh
A dirge for Jewish martyrs throughout the ages, from the Shabbos morning liturgy.

6. Mamele
Reminiscing about the intense experiences of motherly love, especially during Shabbos candle lighting.

7. Ad Heino
Duet with Cantor Simon Cohen to the text from the Shabbos morning liturgy that proclaims Hashem’s greatness.

8. Shabbos Koidesh
A Yiddish song depicting the third and final feast of Shabbos. A time of intense spiritual elevation but with a feeling of dire loss as Shabbos is about to leave us. We are consoled however, with the knowledge that the ultimate Shabbos will come soon, with the coming of Moshiach.

9. Hamavdil
A Yiddish song with some text of the Motzei Shabbos (Saturday Night) liturgy. We beg Hashem to forgive our sins and send us a week of blessing.

10. Yedid Nefesh
A Yiddish / Hebrew song with some text, this time of the Seudah Shlishit (Traditional third Shabbos feast) liturgy. We beseech Hashem to grant the sick perfect healing. Composed by Cantor Samuel Malavsky.

11. Zemiros Medley
A potpourri of Chassidic Shabbos Zemiros composed by Oscar Julius. I first heard this piece as young boy, when my father played a record of my mentor, Cantor Moshe Stern.

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Dovid Gabay – The Letter – Daven For Me [Official Music Video]

10.09.2014
As the Yomim Norai’m are ever so quickly approaching, here is a brand new inspiring music video to help us get into the right mind frame to daven on behalf of our brothers and sisters around the world. Chazal tell us that if two people are in need of the same salvation, they should pray for each other that the other’s need should be answered. By doing so, together, they open the gates of mercy, and thereby create a zechus in Shamayim that THEIR prayers be answered. The song entitled “The Letter”, from Dovid Gabay’s 2nd album, Omar Dovid, has been a true inspiration for so many around the globe, but most importantly for an individual residing in Brooklyn, NY. Upon hearing the song, and realizing his own child was in desperate need of tefilos, he decided, based on the message of this very song, to start an organization for individuals all around the world to be paired up with others who are in need of the same salvation. The organization is called Daven For Me and currently has over 5,000 subscribed members, and counting… This movement of tefilah has brought about many yeshuos in the world. Many of which you can read about on the organization’s website: Davenforme.org.

Watch and enjoy this heartfelt music video, and take upon yourself someone to daven for today by joining this wonderful organization!!

Música Kosher

הופעות בבית אבי חי

שירת היהודים ההרריים – פרץ ומארק אליהו

16.02.2012
מסורת הפיוט והמוסיקה של יהודי הקווקז בעיבודים חדשים של פרץ ומארק אליהו
פרץ אליהו, יליד דגסטן, חקר לאורך שנים את המסורת המוסיקלית הייחודית של היהודים ההרריים, ששורשיה באזור הקווקז (דגסטאן, אזרבייג’ן, צ’צ’ניה וקברדינויה) נמתחים עד לימי בית ראשון. במופע מוצגת המסורת המוסיקלית הייחודית של הקהילה — שירה בעברית ובשפת הג’הורי (השפה היהודית-קווקזית) — בצד מוסיקה אינסטרומנטלית שליוותה את חיי היהודים ההרריים במרוצת הדורות.
ניהול אמנותי, מחקר אקדמי, עיבודים ולחנים — פרץ אליהו
הפקה מוסיקלית, עיבודים ולחנים — מארק אליהו
זמרת אורחת: מורין נהדר

Lipa Schmeltzer & 8th Day At Shabis Bar Mitzvah

11.09.2014
While filming Shabis Bar Mitzvah in Crown Hieghts – CJ STUDIOS left an extra camera near the band stand to get shots of all the great singers who came to hie Bar Mitzvah, including Lipa, 8th Day, Eli Gerstner and more.

Benny Friedman & Yedidim Choir – Aaron Teitelbaum Production – בני פרידמן וידידים – ואפילו בהסתרה

31.08.2014
Benny Friedman & Yedidim Choir “Nigun Hastureh” At a Wedding In Terrace on The park on August 20, 2014 Conducted By Yisroel Lamm An Aaron Teitelbaum Production

בני פרידמן וידידים – ואפילו בהסתרה
מילים: ליקוטי מוהר”ן
לחן: שעיה גרוס

דער אייבישטער זאגט אינז קינדערלעך אנוכי הסתר פני ביום ההיא, אבער די רבי זאגט ואפי’ בהסתרה שבתוך ההסתרה בוודאי גם שם נמצא השם יתברךגם מאחורי הדברים הקשים העומדים עליך, אני עומד

CHAZAQ Concert with the Renowned Ari Goldwag “Am Echad” “Yesh Tikvah”

14.08.2014

Yonatan Razel

רמיקס חרדי דתי

Mordechai Ben David – Torah Hakedosha

16.12.2013
Mordechai Ben David Sings “Torah Hakedosha” Composed by Rav Hillel Palei At a Sanz Klausenburg Yeshiva Fundraising Malveh Malka On Motzei Shabbos November 9 2013 In Boro Park, Naftuli Moshe Schnitzler On the Keys

Amazing Hasidic dance

Eitan Katz – Elul Nigun

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Hachnosas Sefer Torah In Pupa – Elul 5772

16.09.2012
Hachnosas Sefer Torah In Pupa – Elul 5772
Dancing on the streets in Williamsburg followed by the Pupa Rebbe dancing with the sefer Torah.

Modzitz Rebbe Visiting Ashdod – Elul 5772

20.08.2012
Modzitz Rebbe Visiting Ashdod – Elul 5772
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Carlebach Rosh Chodesh Elul Tzfat 5770_1/2

Carlebach Rosh Chodesh Elul Tzfat 5770_2/2

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לך אלי – מאיר בנאי חודש אלול

Nachamu Nachamu Ami

10.08.2014
This is a new song from the upcoming album “Fixing the World” by Yisroel Juskowitz. It interweaves sadness together with hope and consolation.

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Popular Nachamu Ami & Neshama Carlebach videos

שירי אלול

Special Diwan Saz Concert

Simchas Bais Kossov-Serdahel-Wosner

Kumzits & Nigun videos

Yeshiva Darchei Torah Choir – Shalom Aleichem

02.01.2014
Music video of Benny Friedman’s Shalom Aleichem, performed by the Yeshiva Darechi Torah Boys Choir. (5th Grade) Directed by Rabbi Yisroel Kleinman, The video was produced by Skyline Music & Kol Rom Media. The song was originally produced by Avi Newmark, arranged by Ian Freitor, and composed by Ari Goldwag.

Cantors Selection

Chabad Nigunim Songs – Yaakov Shwekey in Brazil – November 2010, Kislev 5771

Benny Friedman & Shira Choir With Sympinny Band | בני פרידמן שירה וסימפני חתונה

14.06.2014
Benny Friedman & Shira Choir With Sympinny Band

הכל תחת קורת גג אחד ובביצוע נשיר ומושלם בני פרידמן יקיר הקהל ומקהלת שירה המכובדת בלווי של תזמורת סימפני החדשה הקפיצו קהל אמריקאי משך שעות ללא הרף בחתונה חסידית במיטב הלחנים והלהיטים . המעגלים והריקודים נמשכו זמן רב שמחת חתן כלה בכל הפירושים וההסברים

Nigun Lev ניגון לב By Beri Weber

06.07.2014
Brand new song by Beri Weber The single is titled “Niggun Lev” from his upcoming album that will be released by the end of the summer 2014 the song was composed with the spirit of the holy city of Tzfas and boasts an energetic vibe that is sure to warm and invigorate hearts all over.

 

24Jewish Video Jewish Music-Simcha of the Day, Concert Mordechai Ben David – Maaminim , Part 2 Popular Mordechai Ben David Videos. Great Videos Selection

 

The Rebbe: Ani Maamin…

01.07.2014
From an upcoming Living Torah, Never before seen footage of this Farbrengen 24 Tammuz 5736 – 1976, the Rebbe singing Ani Maamin…

Lipa Schmeltzer

Popular Chabad Niggunim & Nigun videos

A medley of Simcha and weddings songs

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Shlomo Carlebach 1971-2 Erev Yom Kippur

15.07.2010
Shlomo Carlebach 1971-2 Erev Yom Kippur special concert near the old city Jerusalem.
שלמה קרליבך ערב יום כיפור 1971-2 בהופעה מיוחדת ליד העיר העתיקה בירושלים

 

 

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Don’t Let Go – Fountainheads Rosh Hashanah

23.09.2014

Rosh Hashanah 5775

14.09.2014
video for Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner

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‘התפילה לשלום המדינה’ – The Prayer for the State of Israel

לרישום לערוץ הרשמי של החזן הראשי לצה”ל: http://www.youtube.com/idfchiefcantor
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החזן הראשי לצה”ל סא”ל שי אברמסון בביצוע מרגש וסוחף ל’תפילה לשלום מדינת ישראל’
בליווי המקהלה והתזמורת הפילהרמונית אס.אפ.ווי בניצוחו של ד”ר מרדכי סובול
מילים: מן התפילה, לחן: סול זים, ילד סולן: מיכה שחט
עיבוד והפקה מוסיקאלית: אופיר סובול
טכנאי קול ומיקס: זהר זלץ
הוקלט באולפני “אשל” – תל אביב – יוני 2011
צילום ועריכה: ענף קשרי חוץ ודוברות – אגף הטכנולוגיה והלוגיסטיקה בצה”ל
The Prayer For the State of Israel – IDF Chief Cantor Ltc. Shai Abramson
Accompanied by the S.F.Y. Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir, Conducted by Dr. Mordechai Sobol
Composer: Sol Zim, Child Soloist: Micha Schachat
Arrangement & Music Production: Ofir Sobol, Engineering & Mix: Zohar Zaltz

 

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B’Rosh HaShanah – Shokolad, Menta, Mastik (subtitles)

From Finland to Jerusalem in Rosh Hashanah Jaffa Gate 26/9/14

ISRAEL MUSIC HISTORY by Boaz Guttman

Uganda’s Jews celebrate New Year

27.09.2014
The Jewish community in Mbale district has celebrated the New Year in a festival that has lasted two days. According to the Jewish calendar, God created the universe on this day called Rosh Hashanah








Bill de Blasio’s Rosh Hashanah 5775 Message






Chabad of Sola Israel Solidarity Trip

15.09.2014
5 members of the Chabad of Sola community in Los Angeles went to Israel to support the country and its citizens during the latest war with Hamas. Rabbi Avraham Zajac, Bassie Zajac, Eran Weiss, Jonathan Abesera and Omri Cohen. Produced by Omri Cohen

Joy of Israel Episode 5 – City of David Tour

10.09.2014
Jamie Geller goes back in time to the ancient City of David in Biblical Jerusalem. See what people experienced during the time of King David, some 3,000 years ago. Take this sample tour with Jamie and get excited for your next trip to Israel where you can delve even deeper into the history. Find out more and book your City of David tour here http://www.cityofdavid.org.il/en. Stay tuned for part 2, our City of David cooking show with Israeli Master Chef Tom Franz to debut next week. See all our of Joy of Israel episodes here http://joyofkosher.com/joyofisrael

Joy of Aliyah

Think Ahead First – Live Your Life Like A King

08.09.2014

Hundreds of New Rabbis Ordained in Jerusalem

07.09.2014
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Severe Fire in Tel Aviv Synagogue.

10.09.2014
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Hassidic Music Superstar and the M16…

11.09.2014

Lady Gaga’s Message for Israel

ברידג’ט גבריאל לבנונית דוברת עברית , יכולה ללמד את ההסברה הישראלית לא מעט.

17.07.2014
ברידג’ט גבריאל, לבנונית שהחליטה להקדיש את חייה למען הסברה בעד ישראל ונגד האיסלאם הקיצוני – יכולה ללמד את ההסברה הישראלית לא מעט.
גיבורת הסרטון הכי ויראלי בשבועות האחרונים הגיעה לצינור לילה לראיון מיוחד. אתם מוזמנים לשתף.

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03.08.2011
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חתונה דוד ותמר

Torah for Our Troops Dedication Ceremony

28.08.2012
JWB Jewish Chaplains Council
Jewish Community Centers Association
Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, CA

Dedication Ceremony of a specially commissioned, small, lightweight Torah for use by United States Armed Forces

IDF Soldiers’ Pizza Party | Chayal el Chayal & Chabad at Stony Brook

29.08.2014
Thank you Chabad at Stony Brook for donating 70 pies of pizza for our soldiers in Netzach Yehudah!

Chayal el Chayal is the IDF’s Lone Soldiers’ Home Away From Home in Jerusalem, Israel.
For more information please visit http://www.chayalelchayal.org or our facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/chayalelchayal

Superstar Lipa Schmeltzer accepts ALS #IceBucketChallenge

20.08.2014
Superstar Lipa Schmeltzer accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Klein’s Ice Bucket #ALS #Michoel Schnitzler

28.08.2014

Jewish Ice Bucket Challenge at San Diego Wedding

22.08.2014
Wednesday night wedding Aug. 20, 2014 of Chaya Dinerman and Mendy Kreiman in San Diego was the site of one mass Ice Bucket Challenge

Being a Man

01.09.2014
Why is 13 the age for a Bar Mitzvah?

By Charlie and Moshe Harary

“Nothing Else Matters”: How a Father Protected his Family from Hamas’ Rockets

28.08.2014
Jehan Berman immigrated to Israel from Belgium and now lives on Israel’s border with Gaza. Last week, during a birthday party for his 3-year-old son, a mortar landed just outside the kindergarten where they were celebrating. Unable to make it to the bomb shelter, Jehan shielded his wife and child with his body as the rocket fell and was wounded by shrapnel, which embedded itself into his back.

A Soldier’s Account from Gaza: Hamas Used Human Shields

24.08.2014
Lieutenant Adam Landau, from the 188th Armored Brigade, fought in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge. Watch him describe what he saw and felt while he was battling Hamas.

24Jewish Video Jewish Clip of the Day ! Israelis Talk About Chabad’s Mitzvah Tanks , Part 2 Section on the right side: Popular Mendy Pellin & Chabad videos. Great Videos Selection

Letters to an American Jewish Friend

Jewish Funeral Tradition

01.09.2014
Jewish Funeral Traditions
Jewish Funeral Traditions

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Плачет страна … Григорий Голуб Израиль Несокрушимая скала מדינה בוכה גרגורי גולוב ישראל

17.08.2014
Music and lyrick by Gregory Golub Сrying country…
Record live in Israel 14. 08.2014
Clip by Ina and Gregory Golub
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Popular Richard Attenborough Videos

28.07.2014

Popular Kosher wine Videos

Richard Attenborough 

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Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (/ˈætənbərə/; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, film director, film producer, and entrepreneur. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).As a film director and producer, he won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He has also won four BAFTA Awards and fourGolden Globe Awards. As an actor he is perhaps best known for his roles in Brighton Rock, The Great Escape, 10 Rillington Place,Miracle on 34th Street and Jurassic Park
He was the older brother of Sir David Attenborough, the naturalist and broadcaster, and John Attenborough, who was an executive atAlfa Romeo
Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the eldest of three sons of Mary Attenborough (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a fellow atEmmanuel College, Cambridge, and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. Attenborough was educated at Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys in Leicester and studied at RADA.
In September 1939, the Attenboroughs took in two German-Jewish refugee girls, Helga and Irene Bejach (aged 9 and 11 respectively), who lived with them in College House and were adopted by the family after the war when it was discovered that their parents had been killed. They moved to America in the 1950s and lived with an uncle, where they married and took American citizenship. They are both now deceased….wikipedia

Popular Richard Attenborough Videos



When the Rebbe said Thank You

15.08.2014
Mr. Evsey Neymotin recalls his father’s efforts in assisting Rabbi Levi Yitzchak and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s parents, when they arrived in Almaty, Kazakhstan, as well as the Rebbe’s expressions of gratitude when the Neymotins arrived in the United States many decades later.

From Living Torah Volume 130 Program 519

אנדרדוס - העמוד הרשמיאנדרדוס – העמוד הרשמי

המערכונים של אנדרדוס, עכשיו בכל בית בישראל

The festival of Klezmer Jewish Music, Tzfat – Agadeta

19.08.2014
This serie of videos:
The festival of Klezmer Jewish Music of Tzfat, Israel.
Agadeta, of Tzfat – 18.08.2014.
I make these videos for everyone to see the beauties of the land of Israel and Jews.
There are many other videos on youtube channel: elishabanaich.
Photo, Video and Edition: Elisha B. Peres.

The festival of Klezmer Jewish Music, Tzfat – violinist Sanya Kroiter

19.08.2014
This serie of videos:
The festival of Klezmer Jewish Music of Tzfat, Israel.
Violinist Sanya Kroiter, 18.08.2014
I make these videos for everyone to see the beauties of the land of Israel and Jews.
There are many other videos on youtube channel: elishabanaich.
Photo, Video and Edition: Elisha B. Peres.

Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, at Israel rally

Relief For Israel Rally :: Acts 11:29

20.08.2014

Pro Israel Rally

Pro Israel Rally

Pro Israel Rally

12.08.2014
This is a video to help keep up the unity that we saw since the kidnapping of our teen brothers right through the war in Gaza. We don’t need hard times to love each other.
Please share.

Insight to Israel / Hershey’s for Heroes: Songs from a young Israeli boy!

14.08.2014
Michael Ganoe
Research & Projects Coordinator, M.E. Correspondent
Email: mganoe@insighttoisrael.com

Insight to Israel:

BREAKING NEWS: Legendary Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall dies at age 89, suffers stroke at home

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Bacall
was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924,
in the Bronx, New York, the only child of Natalie (née Weinstein-Bacal),
a secretary who later legally changed her surname to Bacall,
and William Perske, who worked in sales. Both her parents were Jewish.
Her mother emigrated from Romania through Ellis Island and her father
was born in New Jersey to Polish-born parents.

She was a first cousin to Shimon Peres,
the ninth President of Israel.
Her parents divorced when she was five,
and she took the Romanian form of her mother’s last name,
Bacall.
She no longer saw her father and formed a very close bond with her mother,
who came to live in California after Bacall became a movie star. Source Wikipedia

Robin Williams – Jihad

30.01.2009

Robin Williams On The Organ Business

13.08.2014

Robin McLaurin Williams

Robin Williams 2011a (2).jpg(July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–1982), Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career included such acclaimed films as The World According to Garp (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Popeye (1980), Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage(1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet (2006). He also appeared in the video “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin.

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting. He also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awardsand five Grammy Awards.

On August 11, 2014, Williams was found unresponsive at his residence in Marin County, California and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to Marin County’s coroner’s office, the probable cause of death was asphyxiation.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Williams  WIKIPEDIA

EVENTS 15.08.2014

The Event 204 – Interview with Mayor of Jerusalem Barkat

14.08.2014

Michael Ganoe Insight to Israel

http://www.israelnationalnews.com

Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offensive

14.08.2014
Thousands of Israelis gather in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square to rally in support of residents of southern Israel, a region frequently targeted by militants firing rockets from Gaza. Vanessa Johnston reports.

Kurdish and Israeli Jews Protest Against ISIS in Tel Aviv-Israel

14.08.2014

And the most AWESOME Israel rally happens in… The Philippines!

12.08.2014
The Philippines Stands with Israel!

A pro-Israel motorcade paraded through the streets of Manila, in the Philippines, as locals showed their support for Israel.

There had previously been a Filipino rally in Tel Aviv, where many citizens work http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,73….

Source: StandWithUs
standing with israhell means standing with killers those who are killing babies and children

Bodo la filipina nih…pengecut nak mampus!!

Israeli doctors helped Cebuanos in the aftermath of Yolanda. We don’t forget that and we are thankful for that. We know that Israelis like Filipinos when they let our own Rose Fostanes win their singing contest and our hearts were warmed by that. It is sad that Israel is in a war and under continuous threat. Like all wars, people are bound to get killed. Let’s hope there will be peace in that land soon, for everyone.

Julieta, I used to live in Florida and now I’m proud to say I live here in the Philippines! God bless Israel :-

Pro-Israel rally in Argentina

11.08.2014
800 Argentinians from the Jewish, Evangelical, Catholic and Anti-Kirchner movements demonstrated and protested in the streets of Buenos Aires to show their support for the State of Israel against Hamas terrorism in Gaza and Israel.

On August 1 over 500 supporters of Israel rallied in the streets of San Miguel de Tucuman to show their support for peace and Israel’s rights to defend itself from Hamas terrorism and war crimes. Solidarity with Israel.

Un clip du Hamas devient tube de l’été en Israël

A clip of Hamas becomes a summer hit in Israel (GOOGLE translation)

http://malaassot.over-blog.com/2014/08/un-clip-du-hamas-devient-tube-de-l-ete-en-israel.html
un clip du Hamas qui visait à terroriser l’Etat hébreu a été parodié à plusieurs reprises par les Israéliens, jusqu’à devenir un véritable tube de l’été

Tefillin – Spiritual Protection

23.07.2014
Teffilin – Spiritual Protection
The Mitzvah that brought the victory during the Six-Day War 5727 – 1967
Selects from the video “Peace Upon the Land”

With your help we can win! – Put on Teffilin every weekday.
For help go to http://www.chabad.org/teffilin

reshet tv

The Voice ישראל

חינוכית ראשונים בעולם

Popular Farbrengen & Chabad videos

Guimel Tamuz 5771 (2011) – Sinagoga Pequena – Rabino Shamai Ende (Histórias)

08.07.2011
Guimel Tamuz 5771 Rebe 3 Tamuz 2011 julho NY NYC New York City United States of America Nova Iorque Estados Unidos Crown Hights 770 Eastern Parkway Kingston Avenue Street Grupo Sao Paulo Brasil Brazil Rebbe Rabino Rabbi O shil Oshil Itaim Richard Tamesgui Yossi Shmuli Schildkraut Zal Hakatan

12Tribe Films

12Tribe Films Foundation is a program provider specializing in movies and cultural events that show a side of the Jewish and Israeli narrative that receives little attention in the public discourse today. Our aim is to provide programs that allow people to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the Jewish people and the Land of Israel today.
See our premier production: http://www.12tribefilms.org/homegame

One People One World

Salomon Says channels

15.06.2014
Focus your efforts on prayer. It makes a difference.

Please pray for the safe and speedy return of Yaakov Naftali ben Rachel Devorah, Gilad Michael ben Bat Galim, and Eyal ben Iris Teshura.

FUTURE’S FIRST FRUITS

05.06.2014

Channel of Breslev Israel

Breslev Israel Films is your cyber haven for love, soul, and joy.
Spreading the teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Breslev of blessed memory, and our contemporary spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Arush, our English-speaking rabbis include (alphabetically) Dr. Zev Ballen, Rabbi Lazer Brody, Rabbi Dror Moshe Cassutto, Rabbi Elchanan Elgorod, and Rabbi Natan Maimon.
Our channel also features inspirational clips and music from the Jewish music world’s leading performers.
Check out our multi-language web portal at http://www.breslev.co.il.

The Jewish World

WorldJewish Congress

 25.02.2014

Jewish life in Ukraine today: Yaakov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Ukraine and Vice-President of the WJC, offers his perspective on the challenges ahead of one of the biggest Jewish communities in Europe. Distributed by OneLoad.com

 

Centre for Jewish Life – London·

Transformational Tuesdays: TED Style – Keith Breslauer

05.03.2014

The Centre for Jewish Life offers a varied and exciting programme of discovery as you explore classic and mystical themes in a format tailored to you.

Chabad House Bowery

Rabbi Wein speaks In memory of…Eyal, Gilad and Naftali HY

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A Memorial Lecture given by Rabbi Berel Wein in Jerusalem
in memory of Eyal, Gilad and Naftali HY”D

Section Jewish Culture & Yiddish: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section

Shiurim Yom Kippur  יום כיפור


SHANA TOVA IN YiDDISH

8.09.2009

Rosh Hashanah 5775

14.09.2014
video for Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner

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Kupat Ha’ir is the largest volunteer based charity fund supported by Jews worldwide. Kupat Ha’ir is the lifeline for thousands of needy. With offices in Israel, the U.S., Canada http://www.kupat.org

A Song for the State of Israel

13.07.2014
To show our love and support for our family, our faith and our community, we wrote and arranged a solidarity song. Helplessly we watch from afar but we send our love and prayers to the People of Israel, as we stand united with our brothers and sisters during this time of turmoil. Please share, post and comment on this video. Am Yisrael Chai!

Composed and arranged by Cantors David Muchnick and Marcos Askenazi.
Video by Joanna Matalon.

 

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WEEKLY Parshat Hashavuah 

 

 

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Lithuanian Jewish Culture

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London Jews explore the ongoing cultural contribution of Latin America’s Jewish communities

Latin America is famous for its music, delicious food, breathtaking scenery and of course salsa music. But it is also home to approximately 450,000 Jewish people. Here in London’s hip Camden Town young Jewish professionals were given the opportunity to learn more about the immense contribution Jewish people have made to the region

Gefiltefest at the London Jewish Cultural Centre sees Ashkenazi take on Sephardi in the kitchen

Ashkenazi and Sephardi cooking goes back centuries, but the two are distinctly different from one another. Here at the fourth annual Gefiltefest at the London Jewish Cultural Centre cooks from both sides have taken part in a competitive cook-off.

Joan Rivers Returns to The Tonight Show

David Letterman – Dave Walks Out On Joan Rivers

Joan Alexandra Molinsky[8] (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), widely known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona — where she was alternately self-deprecating or sharply acerbic, especially toward celebrities and politicians.

Joan Rivers 

Birth name Joan Alexandra Molinsky
Born June 8, 1933
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died September 4, 2014 (aged 81)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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Rivers came to prominence in 1965 as a guest on The Tonight Show. Hosted by her mentor, Johnny Carson, the show established Rivers’ comedic style. In 1986, with her own rival program, The Late Show with Joan Rivers, Rivers became the first woman to host a late night network television talk show. She subsequently hosted The Joan Rivers Show (1989-1993), winning a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host  Source Wikipedia more….

Rosa Raisa, L’altra notte..” Mefistofile, 1923 Vocalion

16.07.2012
Rosa Raisa (30 May 1893 — 28 September 1963) was a Polish-born, Italian-trained, Russian Jewish dramatic operatic soprano. In 1926 she created the role of Turandot at La Scala, Milan.
She was born as Raitza Burchstein, daughter of Herschel and Frieda Leah (Constantanovsky) Burchstein, in Białystok in 1893. Her mother died in 1899 and Herschel remarried, Chaya. Along with her cousins (Sasha Vigdorchik and his family) she fled Poland when she was 14 due to the pogroms, emigrating to the Isle of Capri, Italy. There Raitza met Dario Ascarelli and his wife Ester,], who recognized her talent and potential and sponsored her at the Naples Conservatory (San Pietro a Majella). Her teacher at the conservatory, the contralto Barbara Marchisio (1833–1919), had been one of the most prominent Italian singers of the mid-19th century. (See Marchisio’s entry in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, edited by Harold Rosenthal and John Warrack, Oxford University Press, second edition, 1980.)

Walk2Israel close up

06.09.2014
http://www.jwrp.orgJoin Jewish women, from all over the world, for the journey of a lifetime to reawaken the passion and commitment that have been the legacy of the Jewish people for the last 4,000 years.
http://www.jwrp.org Join Jewish women, from all over the world, for the journey of a lifetime to reawaken the passion and commitment that have been the legacy of the Jewish people for the last 4,000 years.

The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) was established in 2008; and our mission is to empower women to change the world through Jewish values that transform ourselves, our families, and our communities.

Our flagship program, T.A.G. (Transform and Grow) Missions to Israel, offers women a special gift: a highly subsidized 9-day action-packed trip to Israel. Women travel as a group, grow as a group, and continue their journey back to their communities as sisters, having shared an incredible experience together. They share a common vision of self growth and personal development to reach their potential as Jewish women, wives, and mothers. To date, JWRP has brought thousands of women from 60 cities and 12 countries. Please note that this trip is primarily designed for women who have children at home under the age of 18.

The JWRP is about connecting tens of thousands of Jewish women to their Jewish identity so they can inspire their families and communities and inspiring them to take a leadership role in impacting other women.

WWW.JWRP.ORG
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twitter and instagram @jwrpmission

Contact info:

To reach us email info@jwrp.org
Or call (240) 283-6371

KIDS-TEENS: Mitzvah Boulevard #3 – Shabbos Trailer

31.08.2014
It’s Friday afternoon, Shabbos is coming soon and Bubby is off to a late start. It’s a race against time with so much to do to get ready for Shabbos. Will they make it in time? Join the cast of Mitzvah Boulevard as they learn all about Shabbos and the things we do for the special day. Mitzvah Boulevard “Shabbos” is the third in the Mitzvah Boulevard series of learning and entertainment DVD’s.

Each Mitzvah Boulevard DVD is packed with Torah and Jewish values presented in a way that kids of all ages will understand and enjoy! – Guest appearance by Benny Friedman

To pick up Mitzvah Boulevard Vol. 3 – Shabbos or any of the other DVDs in the Torah Treasure family, visit your nearest Jewish bookstore, or simply go to torahtreasure.com, Amazon Prime and MostlyMusic.com.

תפילות ראש השנה :נוסח חסידי ברסלב

10.09.2014
מפי רב שרגא לוי
ניגונים עתיקים נשגבים
Melodies of rosh hashana sung by rav shraga levi
Part 1

Itai the Penomenon – Shana tova to all 2014

13.09.2014

Jewish Csárdás. Muzsikás (Hungary) in Moscow, 17.03.2013

09.05.2013
[For English see below]
Проект «Эшколот» и Институт Балашши представляют:
«Еврейский чардаш». Концерт группы Muzsikás (Венгрия). Москва, 17.03.2013.
Музыканты представляют традиционную музыку евреев Трансильвании и Карпат.
Подробнее о событии: http://eshkolot.ru/event/38621
Официальный сайт группы: http://www.muzsikas.hu/

Eshkolot Project and Balassi Intézet present the concert “Jewish Csárdás”. Muzsikás (Hungary), Moscow, 17 Mar 2013.
Muzsikás playing the Jewish music from Transylvania and the Carpathian Mountains region.
More info at http://eshkolot.ru/event/38621
Band’s official website: http://www.muzsikas.hu/

eshkolot.ru.

שי בן צור והרג’סטאן הופעה מלאה 2013

“Jessica Livianu Loves The YouTube Biography of Rabbi Haim ASA, by David LIVIANU”

Stories of Ha’Rav Yehudah Z’eav Lebovitch 8-27-2013

26.08.2013
Stories of Ha’Rav Yehudah Z’eav Lebovitch 8-27-2013
Lectures From Rabbi Dror Moshe Cassouto, Yeshivat Chut Shel Chessed, Jerusalem, Israel
For more Torah Lessons by Rabbi Dror Moshe Cassouto please go to:
http://www.breslev.co.il/vod/torah_le…
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SFJFF Presents: Online Short of the Month .SFJFF Presents: A Tale of a Woman and a Robe

08.09.2014 SFJewishFilmFestival
Director Nurit Jacobs -Yinon’s video-art ‘A Tale of a Woman and a Robe’ deals with the act of immersion in a ritual bath (mikveh) by women converts. This immersion, signifying the final stage of the conversion process, obligates the women to immerse in the presence of three rabbinic judges while wearing only a robe. The video-art examines the immersion experience from the women converts’ viewpoint, an experience which may simultaneously evoke feelings of both elation and humiliation. The work exposes the woman’s role, as both present at, and absent from, the ceremony, and gives expression to an artistic, personal and public statement.

This short film is part of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival short film showcase program, SFJFF Presents. To discover more great Jewish short films each month, join the SFJFF YouTube channel by clicking the red SUBSCRIBE button above.

For more details about SFJFF films and programs, visit http://www/sfjff.org.





Ihr Fregt Mikh Vos Ikh Troier? – Nathan “Prince” Nazaroff

Ihr Fregt Mikh Vos Ikh Troier?
– Nathan “Prince” Nazaroff
From the album “Jewish Freilach songs”

Ihr fregt mikh vos ikh troier
Vos veyn ikh oif’n koll
Tzvei Freind hob ikh farloren
In beide oyf eynmol

Der ershte iz mein liebste
A maidl lieb ind feyn
Vos hot mir obgeshvoren
Oyf evig trey tzu zein

Der tzveyte iz mein khaver
Mein bester giter freynd
Mit velchn mein getrayer
Geht tzu der khippe heint

Nit fregt mikh vos ikh troyer
Vos veyn ikh oif’n koll
Tzvei freynd hob ikh farloren
In beide oyf einmol

Schwartz’s Sirba / A Briv Fun Yisroel – Di Naye Kapelye

03.04.2009
Schwartz’s Sirba / A Briv Fun Yisroel – Di Naye Kapelye

Lyrics from the Di Naye Kapelye website (www [DOT] dinayekapelye [DOT] com):

Foiae verde, bleter grine,
Oy, in yedere medine,
Shpint der shpin zayn povetine
Fil mit gift in fil mit sine

Foiae verde, grine bleter,
Lebt zikh git, der g’vir, der feter,
In der uremer arbeter
Ligt in drerd a kilometer

Track 4 on their album “Traktorist”… A description from the liner notes:

“This medley brings together an energetic instrumental, first recorded in 1920 by violinist Abe Schwartz and his 12-year-old daughter Sylvia, with a Yiddish vocal that originally appeared in “Naye Velt Zhurnal”, a 1950 Romanian Yiddish Communist magazine that Bob harvested at a junk sale in Warsaw.” …

Zaidy by Moshe Yess

18.08.2014
1982 – The Megama Duo: Moshe Yess ob”m and Rabbi Shalom Levine ob”m. Archival material, for educational purposes only. To support the Moshe Yess Legacy Album visit his official website: mosheyess.ca

Jerusalem Media Workshop

OMA & BELLA Trailer

02.05.2012
Oma and Bella is an intimate portrait of two elderly Jewish women in Berlin with humor, powerful stories, and a deep fondness for good food. As the documentary follows them through their daily lives, a portrait emerges of two Holocaust survivors who stayed in Germany. They answer questions of heritage, memory and identity, ultimately, through the re-creation of the sumptuous foods from their childhood. This film, made by Oma’s granddaughter, follows them as they struggle to retain a part of their past while being very much engaged in the present.

Salomon Rossi Hebreo (1570 – 1630) סלומונה רוסי

ימי הרדיו מאוצרות קול ישראל





Showcasing innovative Israeli TV formats: international TV executives search for next ‘Homeland’

23.11.2013
For the second year in a row, Keshet Media Group is organizing the Innovative TV Conference in Jerusalem, where Israeli TV professionals get to meet their international counterparts.

Michael Coren & Israpundit – Long-term peace impasse

11.08.2014
Ted Belman of Israpundit.com sits down with Michael Coren to discuss the potential for peace in the Middle East.

On a Wing from the Holy Land

14.08.2014
On a Wing from the Holy Land available on Amazon: http://amzn.to/Y9M61J and Barnes & Nobel: http://bit.ly/1sZJKOi

A Long Life in Yiddish: Herschel Melamed

84: 7.8.14 Yiddish Book Center - Home
We visit with Myra Melamed, daughter of Yiddish singer Herschel Melamed, to learn about the recently produced CD, “Herschel Melamed: 18 Songs.”

Why Don’t We Ask? – Salomon Says

10.08.2014
Don’t be afraid to ask for advice.

For more articles and videos by Rabbi Salomon visit http://www.aish.com

Do You Pass the Israel Test?

30.06.2014
Would you believe us if we said that the best litmus test of any society’s success is its attitude towards Israel? Well, it’s true. As George Gilder explains, whether a society envies and resents Israel’s success or celebrates and tries to replicate it is indicative of that society’s progress. Countries that “pass” the “Israel Test” tend to rise. Those who don’t tend to sink. So, does your society pass the “Israel Test”? In five minutes, find out

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Yiddish Speech in Stockholm 1978

01.04.2011
יצחק באַשעוויס־זינגער’ס רעדע אויפן באַנקעט אין שטאׇקהאׇלם ערב זיין באַקומען דעם נאׇבעל־פּרייז פאַר ליטעראַטור אין דעצעמבער 1978 מיט א קורצן אַריינפיר־וואׇרט פון אפרים שעדלעצקי, טראַנסמיטירט אויף “קול ישראל” אויף יידיש מוצאי פּורים, תשל”ט לפ”ק

Collecting Ladino Books: A conversation with Devin Naar

Yiddish Book Center - Home85: 8.6.14
Aaron Lansky visits with Professor Devin Naar to discuss Ladino, the Judaeo-Spanish language which was developed in parallel with Yiddish.

The National Yiddish Book Center

28.04.2012
We went and saw the National Yiddish Book Center in MA.

Song: Holocene – Bon Iver

Holocaust Survivors’ Yiddish Cultural and Literary Activity

29.12.2009
כנס ירושלים: מאה שנות יידיש 2008-1908
The Jerusalem Conference: A Century of Yiddish 1908-2008

Sponsored by:
The Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University
and The Israel Science Foundation

with the support of:
Israel National Commission for UNESCO
The Yaakov Groper Foundation (Jerusalem)
The Yiddish Forward (New York)
YUNG YiDiSH (Israel)

the organizing committee:
The Yiddish Chair,
The Institute for Contemporary Jewry,
The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

DVDs of the full conference are available for purchase. Please contact hguys@vms.huji.ac.il or dovsadaninst@mscc.huji.ac.il
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שארית הפליטה: הפעילות התרבותית והספרותית ביידיש
יום 4 יום חמישי 10 דצמבר 2009
אלה פלורסהיים תרבות יידיש במחנות העקורים בגרמניה בראי העיתונות של אנשי שארית הפליטה (עברית)

קרי פרידמן-כהן החוליה החסרה בביוגרפיה האינטלקטואלית של רחל אוירבך: יצירתה הספרותית בין שתי מלחמות העולם (אנגלית)

יחיאל שיינטוך הכתבים ביידיש של אלי ויזל (עברית)

Holocaust Survivors’ Yiddish Cultural and Literary Activity
Ella Florsheim Yiddish Culture in the DP Camps in Germany as Reflected in Holocaust Survivors’ Press (Hebrew)
Day 4 Thursday, December 10, 2009

Carrie Friedman-Cohen The Missing Link in Rokhl Auerbach’s Intellectual Biography: Her Interwar Yiddish Literary Creativity (English)

Yechiel Szeintuch Eli Wiesel’s Yiddish Writings (Hebrew)
כנס ירושלים: מאה שנות יידיש 2008-1908
The Jerusalem Conference: A Century of Yiddish 1908-2008

די שארית-­הפּליטה און אירע ליטעראַרישע און קולטורעלע אויפֿטוען

אלה פֿלאָרסהיים די ייִדישע קולטור אין די די. פּי.-לאַגערן פֿון דיַיטשלאַנד, אין שפּיגל פֿון דער פּרעסע פֿון דער שארית­הפּליטה (העברעיִש)

קערי פֿרידמאַן-כּהן דער אומבאַקאַנטער בינדרונג אין רחל אויערבאַכס אינטעלעקטועלע ביאָגראַפֿיע: איר ליטעראַרישע שאַפֿונג צווישן ביידע וועלט­מלחמות (ענגליש)

יחיאל שיינטוך אלי וויזעלס ייִדישע כּתבֿים נאָך בוכנוואַלד (העברעיִש)

Michal Tal

Israel in the Media

The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive – Jerusalem On Line Broadcast to JTN LA

28.07.2014
Jerusalem On Line Broadcast to JTN Los Angeles
1987
62:17 min.
English

Panel discussion between MKs Eliyahu Ben Elissar, Rabbi Menachem Porush and Simcha Dinitz over the question of religious pluralism in Israel and Jewish identity.

“A kas fun a yidene” fun Y.-L. Perets (Khane Fishman-Gonshor)

28.07.2014
י.־ל. פּרץ און די ייִדישע פֿרױ
פֿיפֿטער טײל׃ „אַ כּעס פֿון אַ ייִדענע”
חנה פֿישמאַן־גאָנשאָר

Lectures sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal.

דער לײענזאַל
Leyenzal – A Yiddish Literacy Project

“Being Connected in Any Way is Important to Me”: Yiddish and My Jewish Identity

28.07.2014
Bina Addes, Wexler Oral Historian and child of Holocaust survivors, speaks about her own connection to Yiddishkeit, the diffusion of Yiddish into mainstream culture, and the need to actively preserve Jewish traditions following the Holocaust.

To learn more about the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, visit:
http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell…

I AM A JEW — Introduction

29.01.2013
The American Jewish pre-teen considers their Bar or Bat Mitzvah to be various things. For some it is the end of religious schooling. For others it is the task of learning a Torah portion. For many, it’s plans for a big party. And while formal Jewish education may indeed conclude at the age of 13, a young person’s understanding and appreciation of their roles as Modern Jews has only just begun to develop. As these perceptive ‘tweens’ approach the often-confusing stages of adolescence, their Judaism can continue to be an integral source of dignity and strength in their lives. The time for answering their questions about Judaism will soon be over. The opportunity to build an intellectual foundation of progressive Jewish pride is now.

The goal of the film ‘I Am A Jew’ is not to teach students ‘how to be a Jew’, but rather how to think about and practice Judaism in a proud new way. Only then will they understand and appreciate what it means to say, “I Am A Jew.”

For more information, visit http://www.TheOllendorffCenter.org


LET US BE JOYOUS — BORIS DORFMAN A MENTSH

27.07.2014
A kind of making of …

edited by Marek Gajczak

BORIS DORFMAN OFFICIAL TRAILER /SHORT/

27.07.2014
A radically Yiddish Film: Boris Dorfman – A Mentsh
by Uwe & Gabriela von Seltmann
© Apfelstrudel Media Berlin/ Stowarzyszenie Film Kraków

Architect of the Jewish Future (Mordecai M. Kaplan)

21.03.2014 The Program for Jewish Civilization, the Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, and the Department of Jewish Studies of McGill University are hosted a conference on the life, work, and legacy of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan.

Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881-1983) is now widely acknowledged to have been one of the most influential Jewish thinkers of the 20th century as a founder of Reconstructionist Judaism. During the conference presenters explored the ways in which his thought may be even more important in the 21st century.

JewishOperaLives!@KulturFestival,FAU

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Soprano Helene Williams, accompanied at the piano by Leonard Lehrman, sings Rachel’s Romance, “Il va venir,” from Act II of Jacques Fromental Halevy’s LA JUIVE, at the Jewish Kultur Festival of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Mar. 6, 2014.

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Schulhoff Mayerova 1931.jpgErwin Schulhoff (Czech: Ervín Šulhov; 8 June 1894 – 18 August 1942) was a Czech composer and pianist. He was one of the figures in the generation of European musicians whose successful careers were prematurely terminated by the rise of the Nazi regime in Germany and whose works have been rarely noted or performed.

Schulhoff was born in Prague into a family of Jewish German origin. The noted pianist and composer Julius Schulhoff was his great-uncle. Source Wikipedia

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Alfred Schnittke April 6 1989 Moscow.jpgAlfred Schnittke (Russian: Альфре́д Га́рриевич Шни́ткеAl’fred Garrievič Šnitke; November 24, 1934 – August 3, 1998) was a Sovietand Russian composer. Schnittke’s early music shows the strong influence of Dmitri Shostakovich. He developed a polystylistic technique in works such as the epic First Symphony (1969–1972) and First Concerto Grosso (1977). In the 1980s, Schnittke’s music began to become more widely known abroad with the publication of his Second (1980) and Third (1983) String Quartets and the String Trio (1985); the ballet Peer Gynt (1985–1987); the Third (1981), Fourth (1984), and Fifth (1988) Symphonies; and the Viola (1985) and 1st Cello (1985–1986) Concertos. As his health deteriorated, Schnittke’s music started to abandon much of the extroversion of his polystylism and retreated into a more withdrawn, bleak style.Schnittke’s father, Harry Viktorovich Schnittke (1914–1975, rus.), was Jewish and born in Frankfurt.[1] He moved to the USSR in 1927 and worked as a journalist and translatorfrom the Russian language into German. His mother, Maria Iosifovna Schnittke (née Vogel, 1910–1972), was a Volga German born in Russia. Schnittke’s paternal grandmother, Tea Abramovna Katz (1889–1970), was a philologist, translator, and editor of German-language literature. Source Wikipedia

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Viktor Ullmann was born on January 1, 1898 in Těšín (Teschen), modern Český Těšín / Cieszyn. It belonged then to Silesia in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is now divided between Cieszyn in Poland and Český Těšín in Czechoslovakia. Both his parents were from families of Jewish descent, but had converted to Roman Catholicism[2] before Viktor’s birth. As an assimilated Jew, his father, Maximilian, was able to pursue a career as a professional officer in the army of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In World War I he was promoted to colonel and ennobled. Source Wikipedia

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Felder was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on July 9, 1968 to Jacob Felder (born in Ustrzyki, Poland, 1929) and Eva Surek Felder (born in Budapest, Hungary, 1946). A first-generation North-American, much of Felder’s upbringing included Eastern European traditions, in particular traditions associated with the Jewish faith into which he was born. Early schooling included Hebrew Academy Day School of Montreal as well as synagogue affiliations with Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem Synagogue in Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec.(Hershey Felder (born July 9, 1968) is a Canadian pianist, actor, playwright, composer, producer, and director. He created (as playwright, actor, and pianist) the role of American composer George Gershwin for the theatrical stage in the stage play George Gershwin Alone. Combining the craft of acting and concert-level piano performance, George Gershwin Alone was followed by the creation of the role of Fryderyk Chopin, the Polish composer/pianist, the roles of Ludwig van Beethoven and Gerhard von Breuning inBeethoven, As I Knew Him, the role of Leonard Bernstein in The Making of a Maestro: Bernstein, and Franz Liszt in Rock Star. These works comprise “The Composer Sonata.”Wikipedia)

 

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Please pray for the safe and speedy return of Yaakov Naftali ben Rachel Devorah, Gilad Michael ben Bat Galim, and Eyal ben Iris Teshura.

For more articles and videos by Rabbi Salomon visit http://www.aish.com

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This short film is part of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival short film showcase program, SFJFF Presents. To discover more great Jewish short films each month, join the SFJFF YouTube channel by clicking the red SUBSCRIBE button above.

For more details about SFJFF films and programs, visit http://www/sfjff.org.

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Rabbi Haviva Ner-David on “women’s mitzvot” and transcending gender binaries


Rabbi Haviva Ner-David on “women’s mitzvot” and transcending gender binariesPosted: 26 Aug 2014 06:39 AM PDT

Front-coverLast night I went to hear Rabbi Haviva Ner-David speak in Pittsfield at an event co-presented by Congregation Beth Israel (my shul),Knesset Israel, Hevreh, and and Rimon Center for Jewish Spirituality. Here’s how we described the event on the flyers:

Rabba Haviva Ner-David is an author, pioneer in Jewish women’s post-denominational thinking, wife, and mother of seven living on Kibbutz Hanaton. She is also a dynamic speaker coming to share the experiences and thinking which led to her latest book: Chana’s Voice: A Rabbi Wrestles with Gender, Commandment, and the Women’s Rituals of Baking, Bathing and Brightening (new from Ben Yehuda Press).

All genders are invited to join us for a talk followed by light refreshments and an opportunity to chat with the author and get books autographed.

I’d actually heard Rabbi Ner-David speak a few years ago at the Mayyim Hayyim mikveh conference Gathering the Waters — I blogged about her remarks in the post The emerging mikveh movement in Israel. I’ve been a fan of her work for a long time, ever since I first read Life on the Fringes: A Feminist Journey Toward Traditional Rabbinic Ordination.

She began her remarks by explaining how the process of writing her first memoir led to the spiritual and intellectual inquiry of this second book. “Life on the Fringes was about my childhood growing up Modern Orthodox in New York,” she explained, “and my struggles as a feminist with Orthodoxy and tradition, and my decision to study to become a rabbi — but wanting to get Orthodox rabbinic ordination.”

That first book is memoir mixed with halakhic interpretation (Jewish-legal analysis), and one of its main themes is is women’s role in tradition. Hair covering, women studying Torah, taking on the obligations which only men are technically obligated to perform — the “positive time-bound mitzvot.” (I’ve written about those before: Time-bound, 2010.) It occurred to me, as I heard her speak, that the combination of memoir and halakhic interpretation makes me think of midrash aggadah and midrash halakha, the interweaving of narrative and legal interpretation which makes up so much of classical Jewish tradition.

She wrote in Life on the Fringes about tallit and tefillin — things which (in her Modern Orthodox childhood) men did, and women didn’t do. Chanah’s Voice explores how she came to recognize that in focusing so strongly on claiming tallit and tefillin for herself, she had neglected the mitzvot which women are traditionally obligated to perform. “I didn’t know when I started writing the book what I was going to find,” she noted. “But I decided to spend that year struggling with these three mitzvot.”

The three mitzvot which are traditionally considered womens’ mitzvot are challah (taking challah — when one bakes a certain amount of bread, one is supposed to take out a portion of the dough and set it aside for the priests, and since today we don’t have priests, one sets it aside and burns it), niddah (after menstruation one counts a certain number of days and then immerses in a mikveh before engaging in sexual relations again) and hadlakat ha-ner (lighting shabbat candles.) Together they’re known by the acronym ChaNaH, which is a nifty confluence because Chanah is the Biblical figure who is considered to have invented prayer.

“As a feminist, I had a lot of baggage around all three of these [mitzvot],” she admitted, and all the women in the room chuckled.

Where her first book interwove memoir with halakha, this book interweaves memoir with other kinds of Jewish texts — midrash, Hasidut, and kabbalah. She notes that when she wrote Life on the Fringes, she was caught-up in halakha, a subject which as a woman she wasn’t encouraged to study at all. Studying Jewish law was a way of doing what the men did, and she did that for many years. But this book arises out of a different impulse, and not surprisingly draws on different kinds of Jewish texts.

How did the project of Chanah’s Voice begin? “My Rosh Chodesh group had disbanded,” she recalled, “and around that time, there was a small group of us left who wanted to continue to meet, so we decided to meet twice a month. We were trying to think of a topic on which to focus, so I said, I just decided I want to spend time understanding these three mitzvot; maybe we can do that as a group?”

The book begins with a beautiful short preface about the kabbalistic notion of the breaking of the vessels, a text suggesting that the breakage was intentional because it allows us as humanity to have a role in creating repair. “Revelation of Torah is continual; it’s not something given once in one time and one place,” she noted. Feminism too is a continual revelation, and is one of the ways we can work together toward creating a redeemed world.

After that preface, Chanah’s Voice is divided into three sections, one focusing on each mitzvah. Each section opens with a quote from classical Jewish text which shows what she was struggling with as that section was written — for instance, “There are three sins for which women die in childbirth: a lack of care with regard to niddah, the separation of challah, and the lighting of the Shabbat lamp.” (This is a famous mishna, and oy, is it problematic to the contemporary feminist mindset.)

The challah section of Chanah’s Voice, she said, is very much about the idea of the tradition valuing men’s work over women’s work, and about her journey into shifting that perspective. Challah, baking bread, is definitely considered women’s work. (Whereas in that traditional paradigm, laying tefillin is men’s work.)

For me one of the most interesting parts of the evening was when she was talking about how taking challah came to feel emblematic of a way of elevating the experience of living in Israel. She read part of the challah section of the book, beginning with a passage about how when she and her husband first made aliyah (emigrated to Israel), she imagined that she was moving to an Israel which would soon be at peace with its Arab neighbors. That peace, in turn, would give Israel spaciousness to work on other important issues like religious pluralism and civil rights. Halevai — would that it had been so. (Would that it were so even now!) But we all know that that dream has not yet come to pass. What does it mean, what can it mean, to elevate the choice of living in that place at this moment in time?

By way of response, she cited a teaching from Rabbi Yehuda Leib Alter of Ger (also known as the Sfat Emet — I’ve posted his teachings here many times before) about why the commandment to take challah comes, in the Torah, right after the story of the spies. The spies returned with the slanderous description of the promised land as a place which devours its inhabitants, and right after that we read the commandment to take challah. How are these related? Challah represents physical sustenance drawn from the earth. When we give a gift of dough to God, we elevate our need for sustenance into a holy act. We respond to the physical world with elevation. But the spies didn’t do that:

The sin of the spies represented a failure to cope with the actuality of the physical world. Because they refused to live in the reality of the lower world, they couldn’t elevate it with their piety — instead they disparaged it. They brought the people down with them. The response to the sin of the spies, therefore, is to practice taking challah — to elevate the world through spiritual acts.

No matter how hopeless it may seem to seek to build the just and righteous society of her dreams in the land of Israel, she resolved to remember the Sfat’s Emet point that we can always seek to uplift the reality we’re given. She recommitted herself, she said, to “renewed elevation in the face of despair.” She decided to prepare enough dough to fulfill the mitzvah of taking challah — a symbolic reminder of the weekly mission of elevating the physical world and perfecting it. (The mitzvah of taking challah only applies when you bake a certain quantity of bread.) The choice to bake extra bread becomes a holy act, and baking more bread than you need creates an opportunity to give it away, to practice the mitzvah of giving.

Some people might think that as a feminist, and at the time a rabbinical student, I would end up with a more apologetic solution — that I would look into these womens’ mitzvot and say, oh, look at these beautiful mitzvot women were given, why am I running to do tallit and tefillin? But the solution that I came to is that, no, there’s beauty in both the “mens’ mitzvot,” the things we’ve constructed as a society to call the male side of Judaism, and the more “feminine side.” The feminine side has been devalued; we have to find the value in it and lift it up, and offer it to the men and say, look what you’ve been missing as well.

“I’m in favor of de-gendering mitzvot in general,” she noted. In her opinion, there shouldn’t be “men’s” mitzvot and “women’s” mitzvot — there should be mitzvot, period. “In general I think it’s a mistake to obligate certain people based on their gender. People have all kinds of talents and callings, and it seems to me arbitrary to divide it along gender lines.”

She told the story of baking challah together with her women’s group, and chanting intensely while baking and kneading, and then experiencing an earthquake in Jerusalem while they were doing that. (This is very rare!) And she related that to the story of Korach, in which the earth opens up and swallows the rebels — who dared to say “we’re all equal.” (A story with which she acknowledged she has always struggled — I suspect that every Jewish feminist has.)

Ultimately she made the case that Korach’s message was true but it came before its time — though she also suggested that Korach’s problem may have been a hidden belief that he himself should be in power (e.g. he wanted to uplift himself by way of devaluing Moshe), and noted that she doesn’t want to uplift women’s mitzvot by devaluing men’s ones — she wants to elevate them all.

She spoke beautifully about baking bread with the right kavanot (holy intentions) of connections with the earth and with God. “Bread baking is not just about the end result; the dough and the baker are both changed in the process. Baking challah… has become like a prayer for me,” a prayer which she believes has the ability to effect cosmic change. (That made me think of my recent post Seeking peace, and about the idea that in pursuing internal peace we can effect change in God.) “The mitzvah of challah is about recognizing brokenness, and building, without ever destroying.”

I appreciate her point that taking on mitzvot which are traditionally understood to be the purview of men is only a partial step toward progress. Taking on tefillin instead of challah, e.g., does nothing to break down the inequality built into the system as we’ve inherited it.  And I resonate strongly with her vision of a world in which men and women together create change in how we relate to gender roles. “The new model,” she said, “will be more just, more healthy, more balanced, and therefore more sustainable.” It’s a very Judy Chicago vision — “and then both men and women will be gentle, and then both women and men will be strong,” etc. (And it’s a very Jewish Renewal vision.)

Part of the process of writing this book, she explained, has been a process of coming to question tradition in certain ways — coming to a place of total egalitarianism and counting women in minyan, for instance. That’s a huge shift from the kind of Orthodox feminism which had been home for her previously. “I decided I wasn’t willing to wait anymore,” she said.

When reading from the section about niddah, she cited the midrash about how at the parting of the Red Sea, even fetuses in their mothers’ wombs were able to see the presence of God because their mothers’ wombs became as transparent as glass. It’s a beautiful piece of poetry, and I liked her interpretation of what it means. Of course the fetuses could see God; “having not yet been influenced by the human world, their connection to God would have been intuitive,” she noted.

The real miracle, she said, was not that fetuses could see the presence of God; it was that people who were already living in the human world could “see” God’s presence! The era of seeing God’s presence is long over. Maybe today we need to think in terms of a different sense. Maybe we need to listen to our own inner voice and trust that it reflects the divine spark within us.

She talked about the problem of male-dominated systems — the halakhic system; the medical system — presuming control over women’s bodies in order to preserve the patriarchal status quo. What would it take for us to be courageous enough to implement a halakhic solution to the challenges of working with infertility within the niddah paradigm which wouldn’t sacrifice women on the altar of “the way things have always been done”?

And she returned to the midrash about the fetuses in their mothers’ glass wombs. “The halakha that the rabbis had been interpreting for centuries felt like opaque and impenetrable walls –” providing a safe enclosure, and/but, also suffocating. “I felt able to see through these traditions and walls, perhaps for the first time, to the presence of God.”

If Judaism is representing something that’s not progressing toward a better world, then it’s worth taking a risk to see what will happen if we change things. To listen to Chanah’s voice. To not be so afraid. Fear will hold us back from a system that’s more just and more holy.

Ultimately, she said, “Torah must be just and good. If not, we are misinterpreting Torah.”

Chanah’s voice is the silent voice. This is of course how women’s voices have so often historically been experienced — silent; or at least, not heard by men; not meant to be heard by men; not honored by men. (Look at the story of Chanah in I Samuel — she goes to pray silently for the deepest yearnings of her heart, and the priest rebukes her because he assumes she is drunk. I’ll be sharing a new poem about that on Rosh Hashanah, by the way.)

What does it mean to seek to hear the silent voice, to read the white fire within which the black fire is contained? I think this is the whole project of Jewish feminism. I’m really excited to read this book and to delve more deeply into the piece of an answer which R’ Ner-David brings to this major question of our time.

 

Preparing for ElulPosted: 28 Jul 2014 06:05 AM PDT

ElulReflections-FrontCoverToday is Rosh Chodesh Av, the first day of the lunar month of Av. One month from now we’ll enter Elul, the month immediately preceding the Days of Awe. Many of us strive to make Elul a month of introspection and spiritual preparation for the powerful holidays ahead.

Last year I blogged daily during the month of Elul, as part of #blogElul, an internet-wide carnival of posts on pre-high-holiday themes organized by Rabbi Phyllis Sommer (a.k.a. Ima Bima.)

Some weeks after the holidays were over, I began receiving email from my friend and teacher Rabbi Daniel Siegel in response to my #BlogElul postings. He suggested that I might share these Elul meditations in printed form, for those who would enjoy having a tangible book to hold and leaf through.

I did a bit of editing and pruning and layout work. And now, in time for the Elul to come, I offer a new chapbook of Elul material: Elul Reflections. Here’s a description:

Prepare for the Days of Awe (the High Holidays) by reading these daily meditations for the lunar month of Elul, exploring the season’s themes of forgiveness, transformation, and change. Each day of Elul is matched with a short essay or poem arising out of that day’s theme. And each theme is a verb, an invitation to action, from “Prepare,” “Act, and “Bless” to “Know,” “Believe,” and “Return.”

This volume is meant to help you enter wholly into the spiritual potential of this month, the season of teshuvah, repentance/return. Also in these pages: a Psalm 27 variation by Rabbi Brant Rosen, a set of other Elul resources, and ample space to jot down your own responses as you do your Elul work.

Of course, you’re also welcome to simply return to my 2013 archives and reread last year’s posts here. And who knows, it’s possible I’ll do #blogElul again this year too, in which case those who subscribe to this blog will receive new material every day of Elul once again! But for those who liked what I shared last year and would enjoy being able to reread those posts in bound form, here you go. My thanks are due to Reb Daniel for his encouragement, and to R’ Phyllis Sommer / Ima Bima for running #BlogElul in the first place.

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Six13 – High Holiday Mashup

18.09.2014
Send this as a PERSONALIZED, CUSTOMIZABLE MUSICAL ROSH HASHANAH VIDEO CARD to your friends and family. It’s free and easy! http://www.six13.com/#!/sendcard

Rosh Hashanah 5775

14.09.2014
video for Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner

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Kupat Ha’ir is the largest volunteer based charity fund supported by Jews worldwide. Kupat Ha’ir is the lifeline for thousands of needy. With offices in Israel, the U.S., Canada http://www.kupat.org

‘התפילה לשלום המדינה’ – The Prayer for the State of Israel

The Other Side: The Jews of Judea and Samaria

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CHP: Turkey tops Iran in anti-Semitism league

Jewish Community of Timisoara – Cantor Shmuel Barzilai (Vienna) – 21 September 2014

22.09.2014
Chief cantor of the Vienna Jewish community, Shmuel Barzilai, singing with the Choir of the Jewish community of Timisoara, Romania

slichot chabad סליחות חב”ד במוצאי מנוחה

18.09.2014

רשות השידור

Munkatch Rebbe at Torah Dedication

The Munkatcher Rebbe, Grand Rabbi Moshe Leib Rabinovich participates in a Torah dedication ceremony known as a “Hachnosas Sefer Torah”. The Munkatch Hasidic dynasty, which stems from the Eastern European city of Munkacs (Mukachevo), Ukraine, was founded by the great Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech Spira. The Pre WW2 Rebbe was Rabbi Chaim Eluzar Spira, author of Minchas Eluzar. The sect is headed today by Grand Rebbe Moshe Yehuda Leib Rabinov

The Life of Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson

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A Rosh Hashanah message from our President, Jeremy Spinak

17.09.2014
The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies is the officially-elected representative spokes-body of the Jewish community of New South Wales. It is recognised by the NSW government, its agencies, the media and other ethnic and religious groups and speaks on its behalf on all matters affecting New South Wales Jewry

Gedolei Yisroel Visit The Kever Of The Vilna Gaon Zt”l Before Rosh Hashanah 5775/2014

18.09.2014
During the days leading up to Rosh Hashanah 5775/2014, a large delegation from Israel lead by Gedolei Yisroel representing the Degel Hatorah faction of Agudas Yisroel, journeyed to Vilna to pray for the wellbeing of Jews around the world. Aside from visiting the gravesite of the Vilna Gaon, the group visited the Kever of Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski and also the final resting place of Rav Itzele of Ponevezh who was reinterred in the new Vilna cemetery after the communists destroyed the old Jewish graveyard in Ponevezh. Major Roshei Yeshiva who participated in the trip are as follows, Rav Yitzchok Scheiner, Rav Berel Povarsky, Rav Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi, Rav Moshe Yehuda Schlesinger, Rav Dov Yaffe, Rav Aryeh Finkel, Rav Shmuel Yaakov Borenstein and Rav Chizkiyahu Mishkovski. Distinguished Rabbonim such as Rav Shimon Galei and Rav Sender Erlanger were present as well. The pilgrimage was organized by the Kupat Hair Tzedakah organization.

Chabad House (Jewish Prayer Hall), Nariman House, in Mumbai reopens

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If You’re Jewish and You Know It – Rick Recht at Camp Barney Medintz

VIDEO: YIDDISH: LEON GOLDENBERG WITH AGUDAH DELEGATION TO WASHINGTON

Shalom Torah Centers 2012 – Leon Goldenberg


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Erev Rosh Hashanah in Uman, Ukraine

04.09.2013
Each year, tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews travel to Uman, Ukraine to visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

Located between Kiev and Odessa, the tomb of the 18th century founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement constitutes one of the holiest sites in the Hasidim world.

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The Shabbos Project 2014 Official Video

18.03.2014
The Shabbos Project is going international! This year it will take place on the 24-25 October, Parshat Noach. To bring The Shabbos Project to you city go to:www.theshabbosproject.com
French subtitles available.

The Official Channel of the International Shabbos Project

04.09.2014

LiveShiur: Rabbi David Lau, Chief Rabbi of Israel

03.09.2014
We proudly welcomed Rabbi David Lau, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel to the yeshiva, where he welcomed our incoming talmidim to the new year of learning.

Torat Emet-Librería Haaretz Judaica

The British Chief Rabbinate – Dr. Miri Freud-andel

25.08.2014
The British Chief Rabbinate – A Model for Leadership or Decline?
A lecture by Dr. Miri Freud-Kandel of Oxford University, given during The 3rd Annual International Conference of The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, titled: Chief Rabbis – Between Religious and Political Leadership. The conference commemorated 75 years since the passing of Israel’s Chief Rabbi, HaRishon LeZion, Rav Ya’akov Me’ir.

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The Truth About the War in Israel – Sarah Palin

30.07.2014
Governor Palin uses two unlikely sources to get to the truth about what’s happening in Israel.

Miami HAMAS Attacks Jewish reporter!

26.07.2014
“I’m gonna kill you mother fucker, you and the all Israelis!” “You want a push, I’ll show you a push!” He’s a Zionist, this guy is not one of us, he’s a Zionist!” (code for Jew) On Sunday July 20, 2014,

BROOKLYN STAND UP IN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL http://www.video-maven.com

20.08.2014
On August 6, 2014 Hundred’s American, Russian-American, Jewish-American, Not Jewish-American people come together for a meeting in support of Israel.

Israel’s View on the Marriage of Maral and Mahmoud.

20.08.2014
Rabbi Manes Kogan of Hillcrest Jewish Center on – Israel’s View on the Marriage of Maral and Mahmoud. August 18, 2014 – 22 Av 5774

Jewish Wedding Chazan in South Florida singing Ana Bekoach

19.08.2014
For questions call 855-524-8866 or visit http://bittonevents.com

This video features Bitton Events Jewish Wedding Chazan singing Ana Bekoach at the beginning of this beautiful wedding in South Florida.

Bitton Events also offers Jewish wedding musicians, DJs, and bands.

Israeli humor – Hope kindergarten

03.01.2011
A brilliant skit from the Israeli comedy show “Eretz Nehederet” (lit: “Wonderful Country) on Channel 2. This skit depicts a joint education program devised by the right-wing (yet mainstream) organization Im Tirtzu with the Ministry of Education that helps kindergarten children be prepared for the complicated life in Israel.

Thousands of Israelis Rally in Support of Gaza Offensive

15.08.2014
Thousands of Israelis gather in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square to rally in support of residents of southern Israel, a region frequently targeted by militants firing rockets from Gaza.

Full Story:

Thousands of Israelis gather in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Thursday to support residents of southern Israel.

The region is a frequent target of rockets launched by militants in Gaza.

Many wave signs and banners in support of Israel’s month long offensive.

But with a new five-day ceasefire in effect, some are calling for the Israeli government to do more to stop rocket attacks.

[Dror Shamir, Resident of Givatayim, Israel]:
“We came, actually, to say that we have people who are around 12 years (old), 14 years (old) or under, everyday these rockets. And they have 15 seconds, 15 unbelievable seconds to find a shelter. And these children here, they are afraid.”

[Oren Alony, Resident of Hedera, Israel]:
“We have had enough. We are coming together today to tell to our Prime Minister, ‘If you have to fight, fight. Don’t talk. You have nothing to talk about. There are terrorists organizations. We have nothing to talk with them.”

More than a month of intense conflict between Israel and Hamas Islamist militants has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians dead, many of them civilians.

64 Israeli soldiers and three Israeli citizens have also been killed.

The temporary truce comes after both sides agreed to give Egyptian-brokered peace negotiations in Cairo more time to try to end the conflict in Gaza.

Pamela Geller on One America News Network, Rick Amato Show: Rally for Israel and Victims of Jihad

14.08.2014
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Pamela Geller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PamelaGeller/
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On Sunday, August 17, from 3:45 to 7PM, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and freedom activist Assaf Shilony will be hosting a rally in New York City’s Union Square. Speakers from a huge variety of backgrounds will stand for Israel and all the minority populations worldwide that are threatened by the global jihad.

‘Threads’ at Jerusalem’s Tower of David Museum

31.07.2013
http://www.israel.org

‘To have new contemporary fashion within these walls — just the juxtaposition of the new and the old is amazing.’

What happens when you ask 10 leading Israeli fashion designers to imagine an original outfit for 10 significant women in Israeli history?

You get “Threads,” a new exhibition this summer at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem.

“Our research team researched each historical personality, then sat with the designers and explained their historical personality, why she was famous, why she was essential to our understanding of history, and the designers then just let inspiration rule their fantasies, and they created very original designs, each one very indicative of that designer’s work,” says Rose Ginosar, director of resource development for the museum in the ancient city walls.

“We’re essentially a fortress. A fortress that’s been standing here for over 1,000 years, and to have new contemporary fashion within these walls — just the juxtaposition of the new and the old is amazing.”

חזרה לגן: עומרי – ערוץ הופ!

13.08.2014
חזרה לגן – עומרי מגיע לגן ופוחד שהגננת לא תזכור את שמו בין כל הילדים, הגננת מראה לעומרי שלכל ילד בגן יש מקום משלו גם לתיק וגם מגירה פרטית.
ולמרות כל החששות של עומרי יומו בגן עובר במהרה.
מענה לחשש להיות “לא נראה” בגן, על ידי הגננת שהיא הדמות הבוגרת שאמורה להקנות את תחושת הביטחון.

ערוץ הופ! – “לגדול בידיים טובות” – תוכניות חינוכיות מובחרות מהארץ ומהעולם, עם דגש על הפעלה יצירתית לילדים.
לתכנים נוספים: https://www.youtube.com/user/hopchannel
משחקים, דפי צביעה, ו- VOD באתר המנויים: http://www.hopnet.co.il
אתר ערוץ הופ!: http://www.hop.co.il
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קטגוריה: סדרות לילדים

Rebbe Clips Jewish Daily News.



The untold story of Jewish Baghdad: Iraqi capital was once home to vast Jewish community

Unresolved History: Jews and Lithuanians After the Holocaust

Chabad Jewish Community Center: Grand Opening

07.08.2014
Video in honor of the Momentous & Joyous
Grand Opening of the beautiful new
Chabad Jewish Community Center.

Dignitaries and friends from all segments of the community celebrate the realization of a long-awaited dream:

Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel Gala Dinner

02.06.2014
Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel 5th Anniversary Gala Dinner, Honoring Boris and Angela Natenzon & Memorial Tribute to Sheila Weisfeld

Young Leadership Awards @ the 2012 Colel Chabad ‘Two Centuries’ Dinner

25.01.2013
Casey Klein, Oren Alexander, and Aaron & Ilana Wallenstein receive the Young Leadership Award @ the 2012 Colel Chabad ‘ Two Centuries ‘ International Awards Dinner with an introduction by Arthur Luxenberg

Changing Jewish Communities TheJerusalemCenter

 

Ahavah Rabah Ahavtanu – Beth Medrash Govoha Tea Presentation – 2008
Pidyon Peter Chamor In Detroit – Full Video

10.06.2014

Chabad on Campus | Enriching University Life

08.07.2014
Numerous prominent university presidents and deans express how Chabad on Campus plays an integral role at their school.

 

Camp Kimama Israel- International Summer Camps

 

Haredi: The Ultra orthodox society in Israel 1-5

 

 

The Jewish View

06.07.2014
Kathy talks about how she became interested in politics after graduating from Siena College and how she rose through the ranks to her current position. Kathy reveals how she developed an interest in budgeting, which led to serving as a staffer on an important NYS Senate committee. Kathy also talks about her support for casinos

Community Lecture Series

North African Jewish music

Moishe House

Moishe House, a pluralistic international organization, provides meaningful Jewish experiences to young adults in their 20s. Our innovative model trains, supports and sponsors young Jewish leaders as they create vibrant home-based communities for themselves and their peers.

Our approach has enabled the existing 64 houses worldwide to engage more than 80,000 attendees a year. From Shabbat dinners and Learning Retreats to book clubs and sporting events, residents find ways to connect their peers with community, wherever they are. To learn more about our unique model, click here

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Szól a kakas már – Hungarian Jewish Folk Music

Judaism and Jews in Greece – Greek Jewish Diaspora

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ISRAEL MUSIC HISTORY by Boaz Guttman

 

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New Kosher restaurant in Brussels gains popularity

 08.11.2012

Food, in particular Kosher food, is an important part of the Jewish way of life.

 

WorldJewish Congress

 

Israel Tourism

The Israel Experience

Innovative Israel

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Chabad of Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Jewish News

Comunidade na TV – 3 a 9 de agosto

O Comunidade na TV é um programa da Federação Israelita do Rio de Janeiro.

O programa é exibido no Canal 14 da NET aos Domingos (7h, 16h e 21h), com reprises ao longo da semana!.




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Rally for Israel in NYC

Show your support for Israel and join us for a community-wide rally

When: Monday, July 28th at 12:30 PM

Where: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (2nd Avenue and 47th Street), New York City

More information

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OU Solidarity Mission to Israel

Read the latest reports from the OU Solidarity Mission to Israel

“We are now driving to Sderot, with planned visits today to IDF soldiers and to an Iron Dome installation. However, the area is closed off by the IDF due to security concerns, so there’s uncertainty about our exact route.”


IDF

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Rally co-sponsors include:
UJA-Federation of New York
JCRC of NY
NY Board of Rabbis
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Orthodox Union
Union for Reform Judaism
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
National Council of Young Israel

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גד אלבז ועובדיה חממה – תפילה לשלום חיילי צה”ל Gad Elbaz – prayer for the IDF soldiers

 

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Leo Sternbach

Leo Sternbach.jpgLeo Henryk Sternbach (May 7, 1908 – September 28, 2005) was a Croatian-born Polish-American chemist who is credited with discovering benzodiazepines, the main class of tranquilizers.[1]

Sternbach was born on May 7, 1908, in Opatija, to a Jewish family. He had a younger brother, Giusi.[2] His father Michael Abracham Sternbach was from Przemyśl in Galicia (then part of Austria-Hungary), and his mother Piroska (née Cohn) Sternbach was from Orosháza,Hungary. Sternbach’s parents met and married in Opatija where they both lived. The family lived in a rented four-room apartment on the third floor of the “Vila Jadran” (Villa Adriatic), near the pharmacy owned by Sternbach’s father. His family was an upper middle class Opatija family. In 1926, Sternbach moved with his family to Poland.  read more….. From Wikipedia

David Franks (loyalist)

From Wikipedia

David Franks (born 23 September 1720 in New York – October 1794 in Isleworth, England) was a loyalist in the war of the American Revolution.

He was born in New York, 23 September 1720, the youngest son of Jacob Franks (1687‐1769) and Abigail Franks, of a large and prominent Jewish family from England. As a young man, he moved to Philadelphia, where he became a successful merchant, engaging in land speculation, shipping, and fur trading; he was also a member of the Congregation Mikveh Israel. He was elected a member of the provincial assembly in 1748. Franks, with his wife Margaret Evans (1720–1780) of one of Philadelphia’s Christian families, was socially prominent in the city.

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This Day in Jewish History / Death of chemist who discovered Valium

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David Franks

Loyalist in the war of the American Revolution; born in New York Sept. 23, 1720; died in Philadelphia Oct., 1793; the son of Jacob Franks. He went to Philadelphia early in life, and soon became well known in both business and social circles. He was elected a member of the provincial assembly in 1748; during the French and Indian war he was engaged by the government to supply the army with provisions; in 175….. read more..

 

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Milton Berle

Born Mendel Berlinger
July 12, 1908
New York, New York
Died March 27, 2002 (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California

Milton Berle - publicity.jpgFrom Wikipedia,: Milton Berle (born Mendel Berlinger; July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC’sTexaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star[2] and was known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television” during TV’s golden age.

Mendel Berlinger was born into a Jewish[3] family in a five-story walkup at 68 W. 118th Street in the Harlem neighborhood ofManhattan. He chose Milton Berle as his professional name when he was 16. His father, Moses Berlinger (1873–1938), was a paint and varnish salesman. His mother, Sarah (Sadie) Glantz Berlinger (1877–1954),[4] eventually became stagestruck and changed her name to Sandra Berle when Milton became famous. Read more…

 

This Day in Jewish History / Comedian Berle debuts in game-changing TV variety show
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Irving G. Thalberg

10.11.2009
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. A short video presented at the Academy special event.
Narrator: Tom Hanks.
Edited by Tamir Shapira.
This Day in Jewish History / Hollywood’s ‘Boy Wonder’ producer, Irving Thalberg, dies
Haaretz
Some historians have cited this line as evidence that Thalberg was indifferent to the fate of European Jewry. But he helped organize the LA Jewish

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

THE FORGOTTEN REFUGEES FULL DOCUMENTARY MOVIE

Timeline History

24.06.2013

הפיכות הפשיסטיות באמריקה לטינית

04.09.2014

Die Rothschilds eine Europäische Familie und die Eisenbahnen.

Rothschild Family Fortune More Than $1 Trillion

29.01.2012
The author of America: Land of the Free? provides an estimation of the Rothschild family fortune based on historical records and financial calculations
This Day in Jewish History / First Rothschild to become a baron is born
Haaretz
In the 19th century, it was the Viennese branch of the clan that kept the Austrian army in provisions – and the elites in cigars. By David B. Green | Sep.

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Jewish History Lecture Series by Rabbi Dovid Katz

The National Center for Jewish Film.

25.03.2014
Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David, Dave Foley, and Martin Short contribute to this hilarious must-see documentary. David Steinberg—aptly described as a cross between Woody Allen and Lenny Bruce—took the comedy world by storm in the 1960s. Steinberg’s satiric, literate and defiantly Jewish material landed him on Nixon’s enemies list and on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show couch more than 100 times (second only to Bob Hope). Today, Steinberg is a sought after comedy director.

Part of The National Center for Jewish Film’s Jewishfilm.2014

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This Day in Jewish History / Death of chemist who discovered Valium

Haaretz
Leo Sternbach was born on May 7, 1908, in the seaside spa town of Abbazia, in Austria-Hungary – today Opatija, Croatia. His father, the Galician-born …

Rosh Hashanah 2014: The History Behind the Jewish New Year

International Business Times UK
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man tests a Shofar – a religious musical … It occurs on the first two days of Tishri, the seventh month of the Jewish year, which is … No work is permitted during Rosh Hashanah, which this year falls from 24 to …

This Day in Jewish History / Holocaust survivors attacked in Czech village

Haaretz
No one was killed in the day of violence, but 47 Jews were wounded, a third of whom required hospitalization. No less disturbing was that the …

This Day in Jewish History / US businessman falsely accused of treason is born

Haaretz
September 23, 1720, is the birthday of David Franks, a well-off Jewish businessman in pre-Revolutionary Philadelphia, who found himself accused …

This Day in Jewish History / A philanthropist is found guilty of feeding diluted milk to children

Haaretz
On September 22, 1897, Nathan Straus, co-owner of Macy’s and a philanthropist, was found guilty in a municipal court of distributing watered-down …

This Day in Jewish History / Comedian Berle debuts in game-changing TV variety show

Haaretz
His father, paint salesman Moses Berlinger, was the son of German-JewishThis meant that, in 1948-49, Berle hosted 39 episodes of “Texaco Star .

This Day, September 20, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
357 B.C.E.: Birthdate of Alexander the Great. Alexander’s eastern conquests would bring the Jews in contact with Greek Culture. The conflict between

This Day in Jewish History / Controversial 18th-century rabbi dies

Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Controversial 18th-century rabbi dies. Jonathan Eybeschutz is remembered for his encyclopedic knowledge and moral ..

This day in Jewish history: Polish resistance forms Jewish cavalry

Haaretz
This day in Jewish history: Polish resistance forms Jewish cavalry. The cavalry unit’s commander, Dov Baer Joselewicz, was a financier who hoped a ..

This Day, September 16, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
Charles ruled during a very difficult time in French history – the 14thcentury …. TodayMexico has approximately 40,000 to 50,000 Jews living in the ..

This Day in Jewish History / An anti-Jewish blood libel

Haaretz
The blood libel had a long history in Europe, but the Hilsner case was special … Also, coming as it did just daysafter Alfred Dreyfus, the French-Jewish 

This Day in Jewish History / The man who created a ‘theory of everything’ is born

Haaretz
His interests range from natural history to archaeology, and linguistics to … He livestoday in Santa Fe, where he is still active at the institute he 

This Day in Jewish History / The man who created a ‘theory of everything’ is born

Haaretz
His interests range from natural history to archaeology, and linguistics to … He livestoday in Santa Fe, where he is still active at the institute he …

This Day in Jewish History / Hollywood’s ‘Boy Wonder’ producer, Irving Thalberg, dies

Haaretz
Some historians have cited this line as evidence that Thalberg was indifferent to the fate of European Jewry. But he helped organize the LA Jewish

This Day, September 13, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
In fear of retribution, many of the remaining Jews fled to Egypt destroying what was left of the Judean government. This day is commemorated as a fast

This Day in Jewish History / The forerunner of Kristallnacht

Haaretz
September 12 that year was the first day of Rosh Hashanah, so that in the evening, some of those walking on Ku’damm were Jewish Berliners …

Headline News – on the Death of Lorne Greene, 1987

09.03.2013
From September of 1987, here is a Headline News story about the death of actor Lorne Greene.

This Day in Jewish History / Ponderosa patriarch Lorne Greene dies

Haaretz
Scion of Russian Jewry, called Chaim growing up, seemed very much at home on the expansive Nevada flatlands. And on the Battleship Galactica.

This Day in Jewish History / Poet who wrote about Armenian genocide (and wed an anti-Semite) is

Haaretz
September 10, 1890 is the birthdate of Franz Werfel, the Prague-born Jewish poet, dramatist and novelist, whose most acclaimed work, the 1933 “The …

This Day in Jewish History / First Rothschild to become a baron is born

Haaretz
In the 19th century, it was the Viennese branch of the clan that kept the Austrian army in provisions – and the elites in cigars. By David B. Green | Sep.

This Day in Jewish History / Kalisz Statute gives Polish Jews landmark civil rights protections

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On September 8, 1264, Boleslau the Pious, duke of Greater Poland, issued the General Charter of Jewish Liberties. Better known as the Kalisz Statute, …