The Music of Shlomo Carlebach
Though not necessarily written for worship, neo-Hasidic melodies quickly found their way into the synagogue.
Debbie Friedman: Singing Unto God
A self-taught musical phenomenon, she had a huge impact on liberal Jewish worship.
Hanukkah Song and Music Guide
Where to find recordings and lyrics for classic (and modern) Hanukkah songs.
Zemirot, or Shabbat Table Songs
Learn the most popular songs associated with the day of rest.
Leonard Cohen: Poet, Prophet, Eternal Optimist
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 Secret to a Fabulous Hora
How to ensure the traditional Jewish wedding dance is a continuous stream of joy, and not a log jam.
7 Classic Christmas Songs Written By Jews
From 'White Christmas' to 'Winter Wonderland,' some of the most famous songs of the season are by members of the Tribe.
How “Hatikvah” (The Hope) Became Israel’s National Anthem
The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs.
Jewish Music 101
Music has been a part of Jewish life since biblical times, and remains integral to the Jewish religious and cultural experiences.
Leonard Bernstein: Jewish America’s Favorite (Musical) Son
A celebrated American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist who infused his work with his Jewish heritage