Esther Ofarim

Esther Ofarim sings Veotach in Hamburg 1998 Esther Ofarim has had a long and distinguished solo career after splitting from her husband Abi. She continues to perform primarily in Israel and Germany. In the English speaking countries she seems to have fallen somewhat out of sight. But thanks to Youtube …

Sarah Aroeste

Sarah Aroeste started attending music school at age 12. Sarah spent the next 10 years (including her 4 years at Yale University) training as a classical singer. During that time she won several competitions and sang in various international venues, most notably Tanglewood Music Festival and the Israel Vocal Arts …

Visiting Tel Aviv?

Taking advantage of the new Thomson Fly flights to Israel? Well this web site can help you find your way around Tel Aviv link: Tel Aviv City

Nextbook

I just came across this web site (via Lisa Goldman) and thought I’d share it with you… Nextbook is a non-profit organization which commissions books on Jewish themes, sponsors public lectures, readings, and performances in cities around the country, and publishes an online magazine. The website, Nextbook.org, contains information on …

Lancaster & Lakes

The Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community have a new web site… http://lancslakesjc.blogspot.com/ They also have a music social event coming up this weekend… Saturday 29th September: Klezmer Dance led by Sue Cooper with band Manchester Klezmer, which will take place on at the Gregson Arts and Community Centre, Moorgate, Lancaster, …

The Choice – Laura Blumenfeld

Tuesday 25 September 2007 09:00am & 21.30pm BBC Radio 4 Michael Buerk interviews the American journalist, Laura Blumenfeld, who talks about her decision to track down the man who shot her father. Laura was a student when her father, a New York Rabbi, was shot in the head by a …

Zero Degree Turn

Iranian state television is airing a drama series that claims that the Jews reached Palestine because of persecution during World War II. The series, “A Zero Degree Turn” is aired weekly at prime time. It tells the story of a young Iranian named Habib Parsan, played by a well-known Iranian …

Simcha on the Square

Trafalgar Square London: 12 noon – 6pm Sunday 14th October A celebration of Jewish Culture. Jewish Food, Music, Dance, Exhibitions, Stalls. Presented by Jewish Culture UK