For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
To Peter Himmelman, fame was no match for observance, and the music just got better
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time
‘The Passenger’ is a moving Polish Jewish-Catholic Soviet hybrid with a glaring omission. But is it a ‘Holocaust opera’?
If an album could be said to capture the sound of multiethnic Tel Aviv, this one would be it
With his influential alternative music marathon this weekend, the anti-institutional artist grapples with accolades
Touring on a new album, Aviv Geffen talks about Rabin, Mizrahi music, and why the Dayans are no Kennedys
The klezmer punk rockers cover lots of ground on their rollicking new album, ‘Tanz.’ They want you to get crazy to all of it.