A Calypso reinterpretation of Adon Olam
Music and Judaism go hand in hand.
Many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a day off, but for my family, it’s a second birthday.
Week after week, I light two small candles.
This past week I had the pleasure of attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference.
Since I released my latest music video, "Boee Kala," many friends, fellow musicians, and community members have asked me questions regarding to the meaning of the song, its title, the choice of location for shooting the video as well as my personal connection to the text.
My entire life has been surrounded by the question, what are you? Rather than who are you? And though they say your past makes your present it was never a present hearing that question.
There is a myth that Jewish music is "always in a minor key," and often echoes themes of pieces like "Hava Nagila" and "Kol Nidrei."
Growing up in a very Reform household, I was never completely comfortable at the prospect of being called to the bima for an honor.