The Collections

To The Tavern

The EIJM's latest acquisition. This new CD brings you klezmer at its most beguiling and seductive. The subtleties of the original tradition, combined with a kick-the-chairs-over ability to party …

La synagogue de la Victoire, 150 ans du judaïsme français

This extraordinary book beautifully illustrated was written by twenty specialists. It traces the history of this emblematic place, inseparable of French Judaism …

The Jean Bécache Collection

Rare document collection containing old manuscript scores, original or liturgical compositions from Algeria, audio cassettes and writings on Arabic music theory …

The Lost Paradise

In February 2016 was published this book that draws ethnographic and archival work to consider the entanglement of materiality, personhood, and temporality in the urban, Arabic-language musical and poetic practice known as Andalusi music …

ZARA LEVINA – The piano concertos

A beautiful CD joins our collections. Zara Alexandrovna Levina, is born in 1906 in Alexandrovsk (Ukraine), and witnessed two world wars, the Russian revolution, the collapse of the Russian Empire and the totalitarian reconstruction of her land, USSR …

Itsik’s Megilah

Released in March 2015, the Medem Center Arbeter Ring in Paris published the famous Purim Shpil written by the poet Itsik Manger (1901-1969), with lyrics and music score, put on music by Dov Seltzer …

Gesänge aus der Synagogue / Chants of the synagogue

Published in 1997 at Koch Schwann editions, that CD puts under light some compositions for the synagogue for choir and organ written by Isaac and Jacques Offenbach …

Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

Publication of the latest study on klezmer music, written by researcher, musician and dancer Walter Zev Feldman …

Sauvée des cendres (saved from the ashes)

Hélios Azoulay & l’Ensemble de Musique incidentale recreate lost works from music composers of the Holocaust …

Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and punk

The book Oy oy oy Gevalt! published in 2016 in the USA and written by Michael Croland, is an ethnographic study of the relationship between Jews and punks, particularly through music …

You may also like

From the Carpathians to the Balkans – A musical escapade from West to East by Kalarash & Guests

June 16, 2024, 6pm, Espace Rachi (Paris 5e), Concert FROM THE CARPATES TO THE BALKANS - A musical escapade from…

Klezmer ball workshop by the Kalarash group

June 16, 2024, 11am to 1pm at Espace Rachi (Paris 5e), Klezmer Ball workshop by the group Kalarash, proposed by…

Yerushalayim shel zahav (Jerusalem of Gold)

This playlist features 12 versions of Naomi Shemer's famous song, Jerusalem of Gold (ירושלים של זהב - Yerushalayim shel zahav),…

Shemer, Naomi (1930 – 2004)

Considered a leading Israeli singer-songwriter and poet, Naomi Shemer was born on July 13, 1930 in Kvutzat Kinneret, a kibbutz…