Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel

Spiritual leader, Rabbi, Cantor, Composer

Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel is a spiritual guide, a Rabbi of the renewal Judaism, and the first woman to receive the title of Eshet Hazon (woman of vision). She also studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a Melton Senior Educator from 1996 to 1997 and earned a Masters of Jewish Studies Degree at Boston Hebrew College in 2003.

1940' -

Judeo-Spanish songs in the Sephardic communities of Montreal and Toronto: Survival, function, change

Ph.D. dissertation. An examination of traditional Judeo-Spanish song in the Sephardic communities of Montreal and Toronto. A corpus of some 300 songs recorded in a field study is described in terms of context, function, themes, distribution by age and gender, and transmission. Transcribed examples represent all types of song in the repertoire, including frequently neglected light and topical material.

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