Articles By: JMMaven

Baruch Levine – Hashkifah

Baruch Levine – Hashkifah

I’m a big fan of Rabbi Baruch Levine. I love pretty much all of his albums and compositions, but what I like most about him is that all his songs are real, genuine, good Jewish music. Since his first hit album was released almost 5 years ago, his songs have become hits throughout the Jewish [&hellip

Shalsheles 5 Pre-Review

Shalsheles 5 Pre-Review

Remember Shalsheles? The group that just exploded onto the scene with the release of their first album in 1999, and had the whole world singing Esa Einai? And then did it again with 3 subsequent hit albums? And also brought you a revolutionary children’s group in Shalsheles Junior? Well, they’re back again with their 5th [&hellip

Yaakov Shwekey – Libi Bamizrach album review

Yaakov Shwekey – Libi Bamizrach album review

It’s been less than a year since Yaakov Shwekey’s last album, Ad Bli Dai, hit the shelves. Now, there’s another Yaakov Shwekey album that’s been released, and there are a few things that are unusual and unique about it. First off, this is the first time since his first and second albums that Yaakov has [&hellip

New hit song – Ki Hirbeisa

New hit song – Ki Hirbeisa

I was speaking to a friend who recently got back from Israel, and I heard a song that sounded somewhat familiar playing in the background. I asked him which song was playing, and he replied, “That’s the new hit song Ki Hirbeisa. The whole Israel is going crazy about it. Every where you go, you [&hellip

JM Blogger Awards: JMMaven

JM Blogger Awards:  JMMaven

This is my first year participating in the Jewish Music Blogger Awards, and I am honored to have been asked to voice my opinions. Since I didn’t volunteer them though, I take no blame for anything. :) Best Album: This one’s a hard one. I enjoyed Yaakov Shwekey’s Ad Bli Dai album a lot, and [&hellip