Joshua Jacobson

Joshua Jacobson is visiting professor of Jewish music at Hebrew College and emeritus professor of music and director of choral activities at Northeastern University. He is also the founder and director of the Zamir Chorale of Boston.

Articles by Joshua Jacobson

Chanting the Book of Eicha

The biblical Book of Lamentations is chanted in a unique style, with each verse beginning in a major mode and ending in its relative minor mode.

Songs by American Jews

Many of the best-known American songs have been written by Jews--including many Christmas songs.