Comedian Daniel Lobell Returns to Spanish Roots in Comedic Documentary “Reconquistador!”

Lobell’s hilarious documentary brings humor to an otherwise poignant visit to a place where so much culture and history have been lost.

Actor Is Ready To Raise The “Roof” Once Again As Tevye In Yiddish Fiddler

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.

Music, Monologues, and Mikva Memories: More than Entertainment

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.

New Album Celebrates The Iraqi-Jewish Experience

My goal is to express myself in an authentic way and I think there are a lot of people this message will resonate with.

Powerful Film On The Complicated Legacy Of Shimon Peres

There are still some who believe that, had Peres beaten Netanyahu, there would have been a peace deal.

The Sophisticated Chassidic Sound Of Nemouel’s ‘Alef’

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.

Abie Rotenberg – Journeys 5

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.

Laniado Hospital Gala Concert

Now, I have seen Avraham Fried perform live nearly a dozen times. But I never saw him like this.

Art In Motion

I create emotional art, which will hopefully cause the observer to be moved by the experience.

The EXODUS and the Exodus 

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. 

From Dealing Drugs To Lubavitcher Hugs, Canadian Jew Finds Path To Hashem After A...

Money from club-promoting life allowed him to stop dealing marijuana, but when he felt spiritually lost, he searched for spirituality.

Star Six13 Singer Explains The Miracle of Making Music

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Mike Burstyn: From Vinyl to Streaming

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.

Being Where You Should Be: Review of 8th Day’s Latest Album, Lucky

Lucky was recorded mostly during lockdowns and quarantine. It was hard for the duo and their musicians to gather in the recording studio.

After A Year And Half Of Covid, Modi Is Feeling Unleashed

The Jewish Comedian Hits the Road – and Looks to Unite Jews

Controversial Hitler Documentary Is Powerful Despite Flaws

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?

Painting ‘Shtisel’

An Affinity with the Character of Kive Motivated One Fan’s Latest Artistic Series

Honoring Rabbi Sacks, a”h, In Song

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.

Yitzy Bald’s Newest Album: CANTATA – A Hartzig Acapella

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.

Tzvi Silberstein’s New Album: Shema B’ni

Silberstein’s target audience is not easily defined, mainly because his style is fluid.

Baruch Levine – Off The Record

Levine attributes the success of the song to the optimistic and hopeful message it carries.
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Ukraine

Hasidic-based film "Talking to God" wins international film festival awards. A discussion with the director.

Motty Ilowitz’s ‘Rayoines’

With an uplifting tune, he admits that he is growing every day and getting wiser and seeing the world through new prisms.

Daughter Of Famed Israeli Sculptor Adopts Her Father’s Brand

His magnificent gold and silver plated sculptures – exquisitely crafted with painstaking detail – have been given as gifts to world leaders and dignitaries.

An Artist In Love… With The Land Of Israel

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.

Simcha Leiner – ‘Kol HaKavod’

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.

Jewish Identity Through Film – A Series of Screenings And Discussions

Movies engender experiences that have a stronger staying power than lectures, not to mention classes in Hebrew.

17 Years Later – Abie Rotenberg’s Aish, Vol. 3

One song in particular on this album, “Bayom Hahu,” stands out from all the others.

Yeshiva Boys Choir’s Greatest Hits

The viewer/listener is treated to a mix of older, beloved soloists as well as some new voices. Since this is a Gerstner production, it of course has a 2020 flash and modern sound.

Herzlich 2

Herzlich 2 has been in the works for a few years and the attention to detail, precision production, and careful selection of songs rewards the listener with a very rich and enjoyable experience.

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