Monday, January 17, 2011
In anticipation of Edwin Seroussi's lecture on "Musical Others Within" it is fun to scour the internet for Sephardic music recordings. This one was submitted by my friend Tom Kalmar. (Thanks, Tomas!)
Sunday, January 16, 2011
In today's NYTimes "Styles" section, an article on "reboot", an initiative for young individuals who are searching to find a new meaning in what it means to be Jewish. See HERE.
Financial trouble at the National Yiddish Book Center and grumblings with the direction its leadership has taken beyond its original mission of rescuing Yiddish literature from extinction are the headline issues of a recent article on the center in the Boston Globe.