The first international Conference on Jewish music at city University, London, took place in the music Department on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of April 1994. Includes articles by Jehoash Hirsberg, Amnon Shiloah, Zecharia Plavin and others. Includes bibliographies.
As Reform synagogues across the nation reshape their musical styles, debate continues over whether or not the changes are positive. Interviewees include Cantor Jeff Klepper (Beth Emet Synagogue in Evanston, IL) and Rabbi Daniel Freelander (UAHC national director of program), both of Kol B'Seder, as well as Jewish composer Michael Isaacson.
Avraham Segal (Avrum Shpiler) was born in Safed, Palestine (Erez-Israel). He was a clarinet player, and the last klezmer of the pre-State generations. He is known as Musa Berlin's non-official teacher.