As a woman in particular in a war room, [Golda Meir] had to take control of the situation and make them understand that her voice as going to be an important part of the whole thing and they should not sideline her, Mirren agreed.
Dror started gathering songs to record an album and while that was getting underway, his brother-in-law introduced him to his now-wife. The album, entitled Yachid Bimlucha – You are a Star, started to take shape and reflected a multitude of emotions and musical styles.
And the new-old album delivers. Why buy the new version? Because 40 years later, it finally sounds the way it was meant to sound. Perfected.
Lobell’s hilarious documentary brings humor to an otherwise poignant visit to a place where so much culture and history have been lost.
The sad truth is that audiences now know that violence against Jews is no longer relegated to stories from years ago of the Russian czar kicking Jews out of Russia, but seen in Pittsburgh, New York, Los Angeles, and across the globe.
Mikva, the Musical, is produced under the non-profit aegis of Raise Your Spirits Theatre, an educational theater company dedicated to Torah values led by Klein Greenwald and Tamar Rubin along with a large cast of female performers and supporters.
My goal is to express myself in an authentic way and I think there are a lot of people this message will resonate with.
There are still some who believe that, had Peres beaten Netanyahu, there would have been a peace deal.
The first song he sang was “Racheim,” and when he opened his mouth, the band was in shock: they didn't know this kid could actually sing.
Did Abie have a problem letting go and allowing others to give input into the songs on the album? Without them, this album might not have happened, he says.
Now, I have seen Avraham Fried perform live nearly a dozen times. But I never saw him like this.
I create emotional art, which will hopefully cause the observer to be moved by the experience.
Never in the course of history had a nation escaped from within another nation, especially in a country as tyrannical as Egypt. That is…Never until 1.5 million Jews escaped the Soviet Union.
Money from club-promoting life allowed him to stop dealing marijuana, but when he felt spiritually lost, he searched for spirituality.
Weinstein said one thing that sets Six13 apart is their ability to perform original songs using texts from the Torah or words from the siddur.
Burstyn was so in demand that for 25 years booking agents placed him in the Catskills hotels and on the condo and venue circuit in South Florida.
Lucky was recorded mostly during lockdowns and quarantine. It was hard for the duo and their musicians to gather in the recording studio.
The Jewish Comedian Hits the Road – and Looks to Unite Jews
Are we really trying to understand what made his brain feel it was acceptable to attempt to wipe out a people, or are we trying to figure out why in 2021 are there people who may want to do what he failed to do?
An Affinity with the Character of Kive Motivated One Fan’s Latest Artistic Series
The concept of a tribute to Rabbi Sacks came to Rabbi New shortly after his passing. He was very moved and influenced by his teachings and his life’s story.
In the early 1990s, he was on staff at Camp Agudah. One of his responsibilities was arranging and overseeing the adult harmony group in the camp’s annual Cantata play. Then he started writing original songs for the cantatas.
Silberstein’s target audience is not easily defined, mainly because his style is fluid.
Levine attributes the success of the song to the optimistic and hopeful message it carries.
Hasidic-based film "Talking to God" wins international film festival awards. A discussion with the director.
With an uplifting tune, he admits that he is growing every day and getting wiser and seeing the world through new prisms.
His magnificent gold and silver plated sculptures – exquisitely crafted with painstaking detail – have been given as gifts to world leaders and dignitaries.
When Rav Kook became the chief rabbi of Jerusalem, he visited the Bezalel Academy of Art, and encouraged the students to use their talents to paint landscapes of Eretz Yisrael to arouse a yearning for the Land in the hearts of everyone who viewed the paintings.
It’s Leiner’s fourth solo album, and it’s packed with what has made him a household name in the Jewish music world. Perhaps the album’s most unique aspect, though, is its production.
Movies engender experiences that have a stronger staying power than lectures, not to mention classes in Hebrew.