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La Danse traditionnelle juive ashkénaze

In this book, the best world specialists of traditonal dance of the former Yiddishland (Eastern Europe) describe this emblematic aspect of popular Ashkenazi Jewish culture. The spiritual imprint, (…) Read more

Isaac Offenbach and his son Jacques

Released in 2019 by Certeza Riopiedras publishing house, Isaac Offenbach and his son Jacques is the first biography dedicated to Isaac Offenbach, Jacques Offenbach’s (…) Read more

Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands

Published in 2019 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM) in Hanover, in its collection "Jewish Music Studies", this book Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands is an in-depth research of Hip Hop (…) Read more

Kurt Weill

Composer and musicologist, Bruno Giner* presents and analyses in this new book Kurt Weill’s masterpieces but also his life in which shone she who was for long her muse: the singer Lotte (…) Read more

Perdu dans les étoiles ou Le destin juif de Kurt Weill

Author of three books dedicated to Kurt Weill, Roland Bélicha is a former collaborator of the magazines Revue Musicale and Revue Finno-ougrienne. He also wrote about Erik (…) Read more

M. Offenbach nous écrit

Published in January 2019 by the Editions Actes Sud Beaux-Arts / Palazzetto Bru Zane, this book by Jean-Claude Yon based on Offenbach’s mail with the founder of the newspaper Figaro, gives us a (…)
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Music and politics in the IIIrd Reich Germany at the eve of the Cold War

Published in 2018 at the Presses universitaires of Paris-Sorbonne, this book by Elise Petit presents an original analysis of musical politics in Germany between 1933 and (…)
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Punk Rock Hora : Adventures in Jew-Punk land

Published in 2018 in USA, the book Punk Rock Hora : Adventures in Jew-Punk land talks about the musicians who combine punk-rock and judaism, be it at a cultural, identity, musical aspect, or the (…) Read more

Monsieur Rêve et Cie

Released in 2006 at the Chandeigne editions, Monsieur Rêve et Cie is a collection of tales, translated in French, of the great Israeli poetess Lea Goldberg. It also contains a (…) Read more

Se réinventer au présent

Jessica Roda just published at the Presses universitaires de Rennes Editions a book dedicated to the Judeo-Spanish people of france and their musical (…) Read more

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Jewish Music: When Singular is Plural

Wednesday November 6, 2019, 6 pm a lecture by Hervé Roten, Director of the European Institute of Jewish Music, at the Pontifical Gregorian (…)

Jacques Offenbach and friends - From the Synagogue to the Opera

NEW RELEASE AT THE EIJM’S PUBLISHING HOUSE. This CD makes us discover the original Hebrew works of Isaac and Jacques Offenbach, Giacomo Meyerbeer, (…)

Symposium in Hannover : Magnified and Sanctified, The Music of Jewish Prayer II

From the 9th to the 12th September 2019 at the Hannover university (GERMANY), international symposium on Jewish liturgical music. Hervé Roten, (…)

Musica Judaica Symposium : Jewish music between oral and written traditions

On the 14th & 15th of July 2019 in Oxford (ENGLAND) will take place an international symposium in which Hervé Roten, Director of the European (…)

The EIJM’s Gala Concert - 5th edition - From the synagogue to the opera : Jacques Offenbach and friends

Buy your tickets on the online shop Original Hebrew works by Jacques and Isaac Offenbach, Jacques Fromental Halévy, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Jules (…)