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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Arts & Culture

Internationally-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman plays alongside the New York Philharmonic. Perlman is best known to many for his performance of the heart wrenching theme to the film Schindler’s List (a film that went on to win the Academy Award for best musical score), which was one of the many pieces performed at this season’s opening, Thursday, Sept. 27.  (Photo credit: Chris Lee)The New York Philharmonic opened its 171st season late last month at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. The momentous event, held Thursday night, September 27, marked the orchestra’s 15,422nd concert, was directed and conducted by Alan Gilbert and those fortunate enough to be in attendance were mesmerized by the beloved Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman.

The evening’s gala was sponsored by Brequet, the exclusive timepiece of the New York Philharmonic and welcomed its honored guests to a black tie dinner following the evening’s performance. The Opening Gala Concert was telecast live on PBS, as the season premier for the “Live from Lincoln Center” series and the Empire State Building was cloaked in beautiful Philharmonic red.

The Gala

Nora Gold, founder of Speaking over lively klezmer music in a Krakow cafй, Canadian author and freelance journalist Menachem Kaiser wonders if Jewish readers are comfortable with the term “Jewish fiction.”

Kaiser is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Lithuania, where he teaches creative writing. His story, “Din,” was recently published alongside several prominent authors in a new online journal,

“Din” is a sensitive account of the personal guilt and private anguish of “genetic

A Review of “It is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl”

In this seminal biodoc on the life and struggles of the founder of the political movement that led to the re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel, Academy award-winning director Richard Trank (“The Long Way Home”), presents a poignant and moving portrait of Theodor Herzl, a man who was often shunted aside or patently misunderstood by his contemporaries. Produced by Moriah Films, in association with the Simon Wiesenthal

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and world-renowned Chazzan Helfgot revel in the joy of their musical collaboration at New York’s Park East Synagogue.In a development that has set Jewish music lovers of all stripes abuzz, two music legends – celebrated classical violinist Itzhak Perlman and the widely heralded contemporary chazzan Yitzchak Meir Helfgot – have joined together on a new album produced by a major recording company, Sony Music Entertainment.

"Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul” features a wide range of Jewish music styles, from cantorial to popular Yiddish songs to klezmer.

Bogdan Roscic, president of Sony

Jewish radio personality Nachum Segal, who will be celebrating 30 years on the air with a special broadcast next week.On September 4, 2012, the worlds of Jewish broadcasting, music and entertainment will collide to create The Nachum Segal Network, the first and only 24-hour lineup of original Jewish radio programming originating outside the State of Israel.

Its cornerstone is Nachum Segal’s JM in the AM — widely considered the Jewish community’s radio program of record — that he produces and hosts between 6:00 and 9:00 AM, Monday to Friday, heard on listener-sponsored WFMU (91.1 FM) in New Jersey and New York