The Jewish Music Research Centre of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem mourns the passing of Rabbi Meir Eleazar Atiya on Shabbat Zakhor, March 16, 2019, after four years of severe illness and pain. No other date could have been more symbolic for his death, as this Shabbat marks the end of the bakkashot season according to the Moroccan tradition, of which Rabbi Atiyah was one of its main representatives of the past generation.
Film about Andalusian Jewish music. Featuring interviews on the subject aling with performances by Rabbi Haim Louk (information on his album that he released with Jewish Music Research Centre can be found here) and Abdelsadek Chekara.
A collection of life-cycle songs: birth, circumcision, wedding etc., sung in Ladino. All songs were recorded, transcribed and annotated by Susana Weich-Shahak. The CD accompanies a book of the same title, by the above editor (Yuval Music Series, vol. 1, 1989). 1st edition (1989) was published as a cassette.