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Tounsi, El Kahlaoui (1932-2000)

El Kahlaoui Tounsi, whose real name was Elie Touitou, was born in Tunis on January 24, 1932. He spent his childhood in the popular neighborhoods which had a strong artistic …

Release of 10 new music scores by Serge Kaufmann

The EIJM’s publishing house is happy to announce the release of 10 new music scores by Serge Kaufmann, a composer, but also a radio and TV host, journalist, producer and …

The music label Samyphone

Discover the music label Samyphone, created by the Moroccan singer Samy Elmaghribi …

HEVENU SHALOM ALEKHEM N° 1 – 2 – 3

The EIJM's publishing house releases a three new scores' collection by Itaï Daniel featuring the traditional song Hevenu Shalom Alekhem …

Elmaghribi, Samy (1922 – 2008)

Samy Elmaghribi, whose real name was Salomon Amzallag, was born on April 19, 1922 in Safi in Morocco, a quite symbolic day …

Samy Elmaghribi

Discover some of Samy Elmaghribi's most beautiful songs, such as Omri Manensek Ya Mamma, a song dedicated to mothers, or Kaftanek Mahloul, which has made generations of families dance at parties or "Oriental cabaret" evenings …

Tribute to Patrick Berman

Patrick Berman, a volunteer and the treasurer of the European Institute of Jewish Music, passed away this Sunday, November 7, 2021. …

Soul of Yiddish

Travelling between her love of classical music and the folk repertoire of Eastern Europe, where she finds her roots, Noëmi Waysfeld created a musical journey which links those two worlds …

The organ in the Jewish tradition

On May 21, 1856, the conference of the French chief rabbis, presided by the chief rabbi of France Salomon Ulmann (1806 - 1865), endorsed the use of the organ in the Consistorial temples. This decision was subject of a lively debate between the holders of Orthodox Judaism and the reformers …

Conference – The place of the organ in the Jewish tradition – Hervé Roten

Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2 to 3 pm - LE KARE - Boulogne-Billancourt (92100). Conference on the evolution of the role of the organ in the liturgy, organized within the framework of the days marking the 10th anniversary of Organ in France …