Melancholy Melody

Kol Nidre gets me every time

Inside Player

Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl

Jazzed Up

New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah

Lord of the Ring

How Richard Wagner ousted Giacomo Meyerbeer from the operatic pantheon

Where Hola Meets the Hora

Bandleader Arturo O’Farrill puts a new spin on a Latin-Jewish classic

Chic Radical

A new biography is overly impressed by Leonard Bernstein’s liberal politics

Holy Rollers

Israel’s best-selling rock musicians draw freely from the liturgy

Tu B’Av and No Love

A Jewish Valentine? Bring on the heartbreak

Havana Nagila

New sounds in Jewish-Latin fusion

The Mute Stones

Once bustling, and long silent, Krakow’s streets sing anew

Letter From Krakow

At annual culture festival, Jewishness is abundant; Jews, scarce

Their Magic Moment

How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing

In God She Trusts

Regina Spektor’s new album finds the human in the divine

Shades of Gray

Duo opens new chapter in the history of black-Jewish collaboration

Prying Eyes

A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater

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