This entry is part of an online exhibit entitled: "Abraham Goldfaden: A Centennial Tribute," prepared by Eva Heinstein with help from the JMRC staff. To view the exhibit in its entirety click on the link above.
The story of the revival of Jewish soul music is told through the life of Giora Feidman. This program by Uri Barbash takes the viewer on a fascinating journey into the world of klezmer music, and introduces one of the great Jewish musicians of all time.
Documentary. 28 min.
Beer Sheva's chamber orchestra is comprised primarily of Russian Jewish immigrants. The film documents the establishment of the orchestra, the attitudes of citizens of Beer Sheva and the feelings of the musicians about their new life in Israel.