‘Go Down, Moses’: Engaging With My Complex Musical Heritage at Passover
As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a Jew
· April 7, 2014
How One Half-Yiddish, Half-English Song Connected Generations of My Family
‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein’ always reminded my mother of her father. And now that my mother is gone, it reminds me of her.
· February 7, 2014