Ganzeh Galus Guide Jewish Music Page
Jewish, Yiddish, Hebrew and Israeli Songs,
Klezmer, Hassidic pop and more
- Israeli Folkdancing.
Check your local JCC.
- Jewish Music. For web sites on any aspect of Jewish music,
- Jewish Songs. Organize a Hillel sing-along songfest or
just invite someone over to sing. Singing resource materials available
at Hava Nashira-Jewish Song Leaders Page;
recordings and sheet music for sale at Tara
Jewish Music. Harvard
Hillel has published a superb collection of Shabbat z'mirot (songs).
- Shabbat Songs. Learn Shabbat songs (see Ganzeh Galus Guide's
Learning and Leading Shabbat Services Page) or
join a service or Friday dinner to sing them (see the Ganzeh Galus Guide
Shabbat and Holidays Page).
- Bring a performer to your shtetl. Many listings at Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory.
Some more at Hillel International.
- Klezmer. Would you like to run the First Ganzeh Galus Guide Klezmer
Party? Or to hear KlezBros,
our local klezmer band (contact information at their webpage:
www.klezbros.com? Or to
set up a local mini-version of the Toronto Ashkenaz Festival (with hours of sound clips) or the Safed Klezmer Festival
in the Jerusalem Report)? Or just to download from the Free Jewish Music site or buy CDs
from Tara Jewish Music (now with dozens of cuts
from their CDs) between their visits here? (See Ari's Klezmer Shack, Klezmer
On Line and the music section of Virtual
Shtetl for more sites, clips and CDs; Tzadik for a label specializing in avant garde
klezmer; Ganzeh Galus Guide's Summer, Internships
and Conferences Page for the Oxford Institute for Yiddish
Studies summer klezmer program or visit the Virtual
Shtetl for information on various "Klezmer camps.")
- Israeli Pop and Other Jewish Music.
- Listen to the latest Israeli pop music from
- Hear Sephardic music.
- Visit Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) (news & text only);
or Israel Radio's Reshet
Gimmel (text only).
- For commentary and reviews, see Radio
- Buy CDs at Tara Jewish Music.
- Hear NPR's story
about Shlomo Bar and HaBrera
HaTiveet, the first Israeli group to cross the Jewish/Arab
and other ethnic divides in Israel with fusion Sephardic/North
- And NPR's story
about Amal Murkus, an Palestinian-Israeli who is the first Arab
to record on an Israeli label and whose sometimes political songs
are a surprise hit in the Jewish market.
- Learn to sing services or chant Torah.
- Classical music: We've arbitrarily decided not to include
classical music listings unless they have some specifically Jewish
connection (beyond composer, musicians, venue or audience), on
the theory that this isn't where you'd look for it. But look for
Hillel members playing and attending at the Utah Symphony, the
JCC and Kol Ami concert series, and Westminster and University
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