Jewish Music

American Jewish Music

The contribution of Jews to the production of "mainstream" music in America is of great significance.

Songs by American Jews

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

Top 10 Pop Culture Jewish Prayer Moments

From Gene Wilder to Larry David, we round up our favorite examples of Jewish prayers in film and TV.

A New Rosh Hashanah Song and Album for a New Year

Talking about an “Anyada Buena” with Ladino singer and activist Sarah Aroeste

Reimagining A Holocaust Classic

Music and Judaism go hand in hand. Every Shabbat service, lifecycle event, Jewish holiday or Israeli holiday has a specific song ...

The Secret to Creating Fan Favorite Songs at Jewish Camp

The campers sit, singing along in the dining hall, while the song leader gathers their spirits and latent energy after ...

Jewish Children’s Music Quiz

From prayer songs to folk staples to silly parodies, how much do you know about the wonderful world of Jewish ...

At Purim, We Shall Overcome

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference. With inspiring speakers, ...

Why I Help Bring Jewish Music to the South

“So how long have you been a singer?” It’s a question I’ve been asked from time to time, and one ...

For Afro-Yiddish Performer, the Past is not Past

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past…” When William Faulkner wrote these words in Requiem for a Nun, I’m pretty certain ...

The World of Jewish Music

There is a myth that Jewish music is “always in a minor key,” and often echoes themes of pieces like ...