Latest acquisitions

CD

Songs and Prayers of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipour

Release of a CD that puts together the traditional melodies of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipour sung by Hélène Blajan accompanied by a man’s choral led by Maurice (…) Read more

Sheet music

The Undying Flame

A collection 110 songs in 16 different languages, written during World War II, joined with a CD, now available for consultation at the EIJM. Read more

CD

Le rêve du monde (The dream of the world)

Issued in 2010 by INA Mémoire Vive, this CD dedicated to composer and performer Olivier Greif is part now of the EIJM’s collections. Read more

DVD

Treasures of Yiddish cinema

The Halphen media library of the EIJM just acquired this 4 DVD boxset, which is now available for consultation. Over 10 h of history and films in Yiddish.
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CD

Sofia Falkovitch Cantor

For the first time in France, Jewish sacred music is sung by a female cantor accompanied by a chamber orchestra. The primary aim of the artist Sofia Falkovitch is to pass on and share her love (…)
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CD

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 (…)
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Books, articles

The synagogue of la Victoire, 150 years of French judaism

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

Books, articles

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 (…) Read more

CD

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 (…)
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Sheet music

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, with lyrics and music score, put on music by Dov (…) Read more

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Gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music – 3rd edition

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12th 2017, 5h30pm, Salle Cortot - Paris, the EIJM invites you to its Great Gala Concert. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW on our online (…)

Sarah Gorby - Dana, Dana

Sarah Gorby was born around the turn of the century in Kishinev, which then belonged to Tsarist Russia. She was the descendant of a mainly (…)

Sarah Gorby - In der Finster

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Berele Chagy - Wehu Rachum

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Berele Chagy - Refoeinu

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