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  The "Odessa Mama" concert, brought to you here exclusively, celebrates the music of the synagogue and the Jewish street in Odessa at the beginning of the 20th century.    The concert took place on Sunday, 25 March 2018, at The Wise Auditorium, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,...
On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, The Jewish Music Research Centre joins with the National Sound Archive of the National Library of Israel in celebrating the life of Dr. Tzipora H. Jochsberger, the pioneering German-Israeli musicologist who passed away at the age of 96 in October. Event details...
The Renanot Jewish Music Institute, one of Israel's premier schools of traditional hazzanut and piyutim, celebrates 60 years of activity with a day-long event to be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017, the third evening of Hannukah. The festivities include presentations, discussion and concerts...
The Jewish Music Research Centre is delighted to present our newest disc, Arba Otiyot - Sacred Hebrew Songs from the Saharan Maghreb, a gorgeous collection of rare Moroccan piyutim performed by The Piyut Ensemble of the Ben-Tzvi Institute. The disc, the latest in the Contemporary Jewish Music...
As over the past twenty years, the JMRC is once again producing the music sections, concerts and workshops taking place within the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, to take place over August 6-10, 2017, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The WCJS is the major global academic event on...
New article (in Hebrew) by JMRC researcher Michael Lukin on the life of the legendary Jewish voice from the Soviet Union and her artistic work.
The Jewish Music Research Centre is proud to present a new Song of the Month, "Four Melodies for Four Questions" in which Professor Edwin Seroussi examines "Mah Nishtanah," one of the central texts of the Passover Haggadah. In addition to a deep scholarly analysis, Professor Seroussi has...
In honor of Purim, the JMRC is proud to present a new Song of the Month written by our director, Professor Edwin Seroussi, in which he tackles Kikhlot Yeini, a humorous song with deep connections to Purim and an extremely wide distribution throughout the Jewish world. Purim Sameach!
Beit Hatfutsot/Museum of the Jewish People presents a three-day Jewish Music Festival, running from February 28 through March 3, 2017. The event features concerts, workshops and presentations by top artists and academics, including JMRC director Prof. Edwin Seroussi and other JMRC scholars...
The Jewish Music Research Centre is proud to reprint here reviews of two recent JMRC discs found in the 2016 edition of the Yearbook for Traditional Music. Both discs were reviewed by Hankus Netsky.   Vemen vestu zingen, vemen? Leibu Levin Performs in Yiddish: Select Archival Recordings...

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