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A mystical musical prayer introduced by Hasidic Judaism.
Though not necessarily written for worship, neo-Hasidic melodies quickly found their way into the synagogue.
A self-taught musical phenomenon, she had a huge impact on liberal Jewish worship.
Where to find recordings and lyrics for classic (and modern) Hanukkah songs.
Learn the most popular songs associated with the day of rest.
A famous songwriter whose novels and poems explored Jewish identity and spirituality.
Ashkenazi "Old Country" music found new life in America in the late 20th century.
The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.
From 'White Christmas' to 'Winter Wonderland,' some of the most famous songs of the season are by members of the Tribe.
The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs.
Music has been a part of Jewish life since biblical times, and remains integral to the Jewish religious and cultural experiences.
A celebrated American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist who infused his work with his Jewish heritage
The music and lyrics expressed the dreams of a new nation.
How much do you know about Jewish music?
The contribution of Jews to the production of "mainstream" music in America is of great significance.