Discographer Henry Sapoznik tracks down record by international Yiddish-language performer Thomas LaRue, and slips into a rabbit hole of Black Jewish history.
The work of an Indian-American Orthodox Jewish translator, and printed by a publishing house in Sweden, the story behind Harry Potter un der filosofisher shteyn is almost as remarkable as the story it tells.
Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.
Afro-Cuban-Yiddish cultures brought to the stage
Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then — less than a month later — play a member of the Nation of Islam in a theatrical production.
“When I made a decision to become a Jew, it wasn’t a decision to completely leave entire parts of myself behind."
Yiddish vocalist Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and pianist/accordionist Dmitri Gaskin explore diverse idioms and styles to create their signature contemporary and idiosyncratic compositions.
A Yiddish-Cuban composer's passion for Afro-Cuban music comes alive.
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