Religious poetry (Piyyutim)

The Selichot – סליחות

The Selichot are penitential prayers in which the worshipper implores forgiveness to God for the sins committed. This tradition is based on the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy which have been, …

Medieval Jewish music

Listen to a selection of Jewish music from the Middle Ages …

Six CD boxsets from the Jewish Research Music Center of Jerusalem

The goal of the Jewish Music Research Center of Jerusalem is the study and research of the musical heritage of Jewish communities of the past and present. It publishes regularly high quality discs and books. …

Le Piyyut de David Hassine

This book is dedicated to David Hassine (1722-1792), one of the masters of liturgical Jewish Moroccan poetry, from which the piyyutim were known all around the world …

La source de vie : At the time of the minstrels

A TV program hosted by Josy Eisenberg, directed by Pascale Kenigsberg-Cahen, with the participation of the Od Yossef Haï Foundation. Featuring an excerpt of the concert “Jews and trouvères” performed …

Liturgical Jewish Music, Historical route and geographical stops

This book-disc by Hervé Roten takes us on a journey of discovery of Jewish music. A fascinating journey through space and time …

Yedid Nefesh – Amant de mon âme

Romances, coplas, kantigas, piyyutim, a poetic CD by Yaïr Harel, Meirav Ben David-Harel, Michèle Claude and Nima Ben David …