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Sandro Rosell
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Arts & Culture

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 Classical, told Sandy Eller of VIN News, “Partnering with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Helfgot on a body of work so close to their hearts has been a very enriching experience for the entire label and we are grateful to be a part of it.” The concept for this

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

A young Elvis Presley performed in the movie “Jailhouse Rock” in 1957. Hmmm…would the mitzvah of pidyon shvuyim (redeeming a Jewish captive) apply?It’s a topic that has been debated for several years now, but – on the occasion this past August 16 of the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premature passing of legendary singer Elvis Presley – several websites have reexamined the alleged evidence that the “King of Rock N’ Roll” was actually Jewish according to Jewish law.

In particular, Tablet Magazine quoted a key passage from “Elvis and Gladys,” a book by historian and biographer Elaine Dundy that examines the unusually close relationship between the

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

Television actress and neuroscientist (seriously–she has a PhD in it) Mayim Bialik, whom we at the Jewish Voice wish a full and speedy recovery from her recent automobile accidentMayim Bialik, known to many as the star of the early-90s sitcom Blossom, and more recently for her role on The Big Bang Theory, nearly lost her thumb from a car accident which occurred on Wednesday, August 15. A car filled with three tourists made a hard turn at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Boulevard that left Bialik “in pain, but will keep all my fingers,” the star later tweeted.

LAPD Sgt. Monte Houze, reported to People magazine that “there was a lot of blood at the scene,” but, thankfully, the 36-year