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My Review of Pinchas Wolf’s Shirei Pinchas Featuring an All Star Cast!

My Review of Pinchas Wolf’s Shirei Pinchas Featuring an All Star Cast!

When you go online today, or in your LJS (that’s Local Judaica Store), you see the faces of many new young singers. Every season brings a new crop of guys who are young, fresh, full of energy and ready to take on the world and show they will be your next biggest JM rockstar. This [&hellip

Singer Shimmy Engel Inspires Kidney Donor Today

Singer Shimmy Engel Inspires Kidney Donor Today

This originally appeared on Matzav Matzav.com Yehuda, a Gerrer chossid and father of three from Boro Park, Brooklyn, donated a kidney today through the Renewal organization. Yehuda was inspired to get tested and donate his kidney when he attended Renewal’s Klayos Yezameiru Dinner this past March in Boro Park, and specifically upon seeing singer and [&hellip

British star Eitan Freilich sings his way to America

British star Eitan Freilich sings his way to America

Twenty-two-year-old British singer Eitan Freilich has just returned from a whistle stop tour of America, after being invited to sing at Camp HASC this summer, following the worldwide success of his album, ‘Am Yisrael Chai’. Camp HASC is a premier summer program for children and adults with special needs, and learning and physical disabilities, and [&hellip

Shimon’s review of “Dance 2: Not Shayach” by Shloime Daskal

Shimon’s review of “Dance 2: Not Shayach” by Shloime Daskal

In my review of Beats by Yoeli Greenfeld and EvanAl Orchestra from two years ago, I mentioned how “compilation” albums can be a perfect time capsule of the zeitgeist of Jewish Music.  By listening to a compilation or wedding album, the listener gets a snapshot of what songs were popular at the time of the [&hellip

Shirei Pinchas Video Interview

Shirei Pinchas Video Interview

R’ Pinchas Wolf, set to release his first album of his own composed songs, sat down for an interview. Here are the first four parts of a six part set. Each video is a few minutes, and you get to know more about this young, 69 year old “new” composer. This will be his first [&hellip

Benny Friedman Carpool Karaoke with Meir Kay

Benny Friedman Carpool Karaoke with Meir Kay

Get to know the man behind Yesh Tikvah, Toda, and countless of hits. Ride along with Benny Friedman in my second installment of Carpool Karaoke. &nbsp

Shirei Pinchas: A Lifetime of Composing – Video Interview Series

Shirei Pinchas: A Lifetime of Composing  – Video Interview Series

Video by Moishy Lew. You are invited to get to know R’ Pinchas Wolf. Pinchas is a composer of Yiddishishe Niggunim, and is set to release his first album collection of his composed songs. This video is the first part of a six part interview we will release leading up to the album’s completion. The [&hellip

Shimon’s Review of “The Shabbos Experience” by MRM Music and Co.

Shimon’s Review of “The Shabbos Experience” by MRM Music and Co.

Have you ever been at work on a Friday—or at home prepping for Shabbos—and thought to yourself, “I wish I had a playlist of just Shabbos songs to have on while I work”?  There are actually several worthy competitors in this genre, ranging from the old-school (Regesh Volume 3 and Volume 7) to the mainstream [&hellip

Behind Torah Treasures New DVD

Behind Torah Treasures New DVD

Torah Treasures’ Chaim Hershkowitz tells about his latest project, a DVD of Niggunim for children starring popular Jewish music stars. Catching up with Torah Treasure’s Chaim Hershkowitz: It’s been a few months since Torah Treasure released a DVD. However producer Chaim Hershkowitz is hard at work developing a new video aimed at Chabad children of [&hellip

From the composer of Ben Feyga: Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad

From the composer of Ben Feyga: Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad

Did you like the song Ben Fayga? Just wait until you hear Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad! Singer Meir Rosenberg is returning with an exciting new composition, his second single from his debut album, which is influenced heavily by the Torah of R’ Nachman. The young Rosenberg became famous when Lipa Schmeltzer realized his potential and performed [&hellip

One Week Later: Zeh by Yoely Greenfeld

One Week Later: Zeh by Yoely Greenfeld

  Yoely Greenfeld is a chasidishe singer who has put out several albums before and also sings at many weddings and concerts. His previous albums include last years critically acclaimed Beats with the  Evan Al Orchestra. He also put out an album a year before that (2013) called Tizakeinu and one in 2011 called Hamivurach [&hellip

New Release: REBBETZIN TAP INTRODUCES: YOU CAN DANCE

New Release: REBBETZIN TAP INTRODUCES: YOU CAN DANCE

Rebbetzin Tap & Friends are proud to announce the new DVD release of You Can Dance featuring songs from a diverse range of artists. You Can Dance features 14 songs performed by leading artists including Chanele, Shaindel Antelis, The Shirettes and more. The goal of You Can Dance is to offer “active” Jewish entertainment, where [&hellip

The Definitive Interview: Cantor Netanel Hershtik

The Definitive Interview: Cantor Netanel Hershtik

Part 3 in a series. For Part 1 with Dovid Gabay, click here. For Part 2 with Eli Gerstner, click here. Cantor Netanel Hershtik is easily one of the most fascinating personalities in all of Jewish Music.  He is a fourteenth-generation chazzan (how many people on this planet can say that they are the fourteenth-generation [&hellip