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French Judaism Foundation

Established in 1974 and officially recognized for its public utility in 1978, the French Judaism Foundation has maintained the following objectives since its existence: Developing and raising (…)
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The Institute

Support committee

Simha AROM, ethnomusicologist and former director of the CNRS Nicolas BACRI, composer Josy EISENBERG, rabbi and the director of “Source de Vie”, France 2 Graciane FINZI, composer Serge (…)
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The Institute

Board of directors

Laure Schnapper, president Nelly Hansson, honorary president (deceased) Patrick Chasquès, vice-president Jean-Daniel Lévy, treasurer Patrick Berman, secretary-general Hervé Roten, director (…)
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The Institute

Practical information

Operating hours : The European Institute of Jewish Music is open from Monday to Thursday, from 10 am to 1 pm, and from 2 to 5 pm with prior appointment. The number of listening posts being (…)
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The Institute

Jewish music

From purely instrumental klezmer music to chassidic and yiddish songs, from Judaeo-Arabic and Judaeo-Spanish songs to synagogue and art music, the spectrum that Jewish music covers is wide and (…)
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Serge Kaufmann

The Dispossessed Mother Composer, but also a man of Radio and Television, Serge Kaufmann occupies a place of his own in the musical milieu. Born in Switzerland in 1930, of a Protestant mother (…)
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