JMRC's Researchers

Jehoash Hirshberg - Publications

Jehoash Hirshberg - Biography

Professor of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Research interests: The musical heritage of the Karaite Jews in Israel. History of the music of the Yishuv (1880-1948). Music in migrant and refugee societies. Origins of the early classical concerto. The music of the late fourteenth century in France. Currently engaged in the publication of an anthology of the liturgy of the Karaites in Israel and the United States.

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Jehoash Hirshberg - Detials

Email: 
msmus@mscc.huji.ac.il
Address: 
Jerusalem
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Eric Karsenti - Biography

MD, MPH, Director of the Environmental Epidemiology Unit at the Ministry of Health. Research interests in Jewish music: the musical traditions of the Algerian Jews; Written sources of synagogue music from nineteenth-century Italy.

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Eric Karsenti - Detials

Email: 
erick990@barak-online.net
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Katz, Ruth

Musicologist (Samaritans, Robert Lachmann)
1927 -

Ruth Katz - Publications

Ruth Katz - Biography

 

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Ruth Katz - Detials

Address: 
Jerusalem
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Amalia Kedem - Publications

Amalia Kedem - Biography

M.A. Musicology, The Hebrew University, thesis: Contemporary Cantillation of the Book of Esther according to the Ashkenazi Custom in Israel - Tradition of Deviations. PhD student at the Hebrew University, working on the formation of the contemporary Ashkenazi liturgical Tradition in Israel.Taught Jewish music at the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem and at the Open University.

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Amalia Kedem - Detials

Email: 
mskedem@huji.ac.il
Phone: 
972-2-6585008
Address: 
Sound Archive, National Library, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91390
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Klein, Amit

Graduate student, researcher of Ashkenazi cantorial music

Amit Klein - Detials

Email: 
amit.klein@comverse.com
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Mark Kligman - Publications

Mark Kligman - Biography

Picture courtesy of Judith Pinnolis, JMWC

 

 

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Mark Kligman - Detials

Email: 
mkligman@huc.edu
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Rachel Kollender - Publications

Rachel Kollender - Detials

Email: 
kollenr@mail.biu.ac.il
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Shoshana Liessmann - Biography

Studied Jewish Studies and Musicology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, graduated in Jewish Civilization at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Topic of MA thesis: “Aspects of Jewish Musical Thought and Jewish Musicianship as a Reflection of Changes in the Cultural and Intellectual Patterns of Jewish and Gentile Society in the Italian Renaissance” (Advisor: Prof. Moshe Idel).Currently enrolled as a PhD student at the Hebrew University, Department of Cultural Studies.

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Shoshana Liessmann - Detials

Email: 
shosh.liessmann@gmail.com
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James Loeffler - Publications

James Loeffler - Biography

Ph.D. Columbia University, (2006), Dissertation: "The Most Musical Nation: Jews, Culture and Nationalism in the Late Russian Empire"; M.A. Columbia University (2000); B.A. Harvard University (1996); Founding Director, Vice-academic co-chair, Jewish Music Forum of the American Society for Jewish Music (New York); Research Director, Pro Musica Hebraica (Washington, DC).

Research interests: History of Jewish art music; Russian Jewish composers; music in Yiddish culture; history of klezmer music in Eastern Europe and the United States.

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James Loeffler - Detials

Email: 
james.loeffler@virginia.edu
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Michael Lukin - Publications

Michael Lukin - Detials

Email: 
michael.lukin@gmail.com
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