Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Jewish Traces in Unexpected Places: German Children's Choir Sings Hava Nagila and Hevenu Shalom Aleichem


Hava Nagila and Hevenu Shalom Aleichem have become popular worldwide, and we have posted some renditions of these songs being performed in places that you would least expect to hear them.

Here is another example of how Jewish music can pop up unexpectedly, in this case in a church in the small town of Osterode, in Lower Saxony, Germany. And you don't have to be Jewish to sing it.

The Rainbow Children, a children's choir from Osterode, led by Rita J. Sührig sing along with the black ravens from Förste led by Holger Schlenczek and the soloist Siegfried Seyfarth in the Market Church in Osterode front of an enthusiastic audience, the Israeli songs Hava Nagila and Hevenu Shalom Aleichem.

Enjoy!

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