Israel of Najara.
A surprisingly recent creation.
A North African post-Passover festival and its songs.
Jewish excellence in musical theater, three centuries before Irving Berlin.
And their betrayal during World War II.
The author of Yah Ribbon and his many influences.
A blend of Spanish, Berber, Arabic, and Hebraic influences.
A revival or a dying gasp?
A musical expert joins us to chat about one of the most important and unique figures in the world of Jewish music, and share some of his most captivating songs.
These Sephardi “romances” tell both personal and national stories.
A new documentary about the man who captured Ukraine’s Jewish music.
An interview with a Yiddish singer seeking to bridge old and new worlds.
And the Yiddish song that embodies shtetl nostalgia.
And devoted himself to reviving forgotten Jewish music.