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The EIJM ON THE GERMAN NATIONAL RADIO “DEUTSCHLANDFUNK KULTUR”

In order to make the work and objectives of the European Institute of Jewish Music known in Rhineland, the German journalist Bettina Kaps visited the Institute in Paris in March …

Rosh Hashanah Seder among North African Jews

The Rosh Hashanah Night Seder consists of the consumption of symbolic foods - known as simanim (signs) - and the recitation of prayers. This tradition dates back at least 2,000 years and was first celebrated in the communities of the Mediterranean Area …

Le Seder de Roch Hachana chez les Juifs d’Afrique du Nord

Roch Hachana (ראש השנה) est une fête marquant le début de la nouvelle année juive. Elle est célébrée, en Israël comme en diaspora, les deux premiers jours du mois de …

Thieves of Dreams – Zloději snů

Upon the recent passing of her mother, Lenka discovered two tattered notebooks of hand-written poetry that her grandmother, Anna Hana Friesová (1901-1987) wrote in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp …

Journo, Raoul (1911-2001)

By Hervé Roten Born in Tunis in 1911 and deceased in Paris in 2001, Raoul Journo was a singer-songwriter who wrote more than 90 songs in the purest style of …

Hidden Sides of Jewish Music : Leibu Levin

RADIO PROGRAM hosted by Hélène Engel, broadcasted on Radio SHALOM Montreal in 2014. In this program, Hélène Engel presents two CDs of Leibu Levin's songs performed by the author and his daughter, Israeli Yiddish singer Ruth Levin …

Hidden Sides of Jewish Music : Lenka Lichtenberg

RADIO PROGRAM presented by Hélène Engel, broadcasted on Radio SHALOM Montreal in 2013. In this program, Hélène Engel presents the CD Embrace by Canadian singer Lenka Lichtenberg released in April 2013 by Sunflower Records …

THE SUMMER PLAYLIST OF ORIENTAL MUSIC…

To accompany you throughout the summer, here is a selection of the most catchy hits of oriental music. …

THE SUMMER PLAYLIST OF ISRAELI MUSIC…

To fully enjoy the summer vacations, here is a selection of the most catchy hits of Israeli music. …

Jewish Music in Spain

Article about the historical situation of Jewish Music in Spain, by Jorge Rozemblum, director of Radio Sefarad and Spanish correspondent of the European network of Jewish music …