Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Music is an integral part of Jewish life. From synagogue prayer services to at home religious observances, we pass our histories, myths, and legends through story and song. While Jews have dispersed many times, we've always taken our music with us.
Jewish writers, composers, and performers have made major contributions to the world of music. "Nobody does it better". Some of the Jewish names in this video may surprise you. It was shown for the first time at the recent Genesis 2016 awards ceremony in Israel.
(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.)
(A tip of the kippah to Julian Brook and Rabbi Moshe Edelman for bringing this video to our attention.)