Thursday, November 15, 2012

11-Year-Old Piano Virtuoso Plays My Yiddishe Mama


When Ethan Bortnick was 8 years old, he was already being acclaimed as a piano virtuoso, and appeared wih all the popular TV hosts, including Jay Leno, Oprah Winfrey, and Martha Stewart.

This past September, now 11 years old, Ethan was a featured performer on the annual Chabad Telethon. Introduced by Larry King, Ethan plays and sings the classsic Yiddish song My Yiddishe Mama.

First we share Ethan's promotional video, made when he was eight, followed by his September perfomance on the Chabad Telethon.  Enjoy!

(A SPECIAL NOTE FOR NEW EMAIL SUBSCRIBERS:  THE VIDEO MAY NOT BE VIEWABLE DIRECTLY FROM THE EMAIL THAT YOU GET EACH DAY ON SOME COMPUTERS AND TABLETS.  YOU MUST CLICK ON THE TITLE AT THE TOP OF THE EMAIL TO REACH THE JEWISH HUMOR CENTRAL WEBSITE, FROM WHICH YOU CLICK ON THE PLAY BUTTON IN THE VIDEO IMAGE TO START THE VIDEO.)