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Upcoming events in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Department of Musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem...

On March 31, 2015 Dr. Efrayim Yaacov, a foremost scholar of Jewish studies and avid ethnographer specializing in the Yemenite Jewish traditions passed away at the young age of 61...

The Lexicon of Klezmer Terminology (LKT), a wide scale project conducted by Prof. James Loeffler between 1996-2001...

A brand new online product launched by Oxford University Press, Oxford Bibliographies online...

New from the JMRC:  Experiencing Devekut: The Contemplative Niggun of Habad in Israel by Raffi Ben-Moshe.

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Israeli conductor
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Song Of The Month

Ehad mi yodea in Yiddish and Hebrew\Aramaic from 1590 Prague Hagaddah
Example 1

The Thessaloniki version of "Ehad mi yodea." This version was part of a 1982 radio broadcast hosted by Dr. Susana Weich-Shahak. Here she introduces the songs, plays a recording of the introductory blessing and sings all 13 stanza along with a group of singers. Recording taken from NLI YC 01925.