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Jewish Music

Shannie Goldstein, Cropped

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Shannie Goldstein connected with the refusenik community through music. She is pictured here with items from Russia.

Shannie Goldstein connected with the refusenik community through music. She is pictured here with items from Russia.

Mathilde Schechter

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Mathilde Schechter.
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Mathilde Schechter.

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Isa Kremer, cropped

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Isa Kremer.
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Isa Kremer.

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Isa Kremer

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Isa Kremer.
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Isa Kremer.

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Martha Schlamme

Martha Schlamme rose to popularity singing Yiddish and Hebrew songs at Catskills resorts, but was best known for her interpretations of Kurt Weill’s music.

Ruth Rubin

Ruth Rubin helped lay the cornerstones for the modern Yiddish revival movement by recording, studying, and performing Yiddish songs and folk tales.

Shirley Cohen Steinberg

Shirley Cohen Steinberg helped make the Jewish holidays fun and interactive for children with her Holiday Music Box albums, featuring “One Morning” (popularly known as the Passover “Frog Song”).

Adrienne Cooper

Adrienne Cooper played a critical role in the revival of Yiddish music as founder of the Yiddish Folk Arts Program (KlezKamp), a group that brought together musicians, linguists, and anthropologists to recover the tradition of Klezmer.

Yasmin Levy

As a world music singer, Yasmin Levy ignited interest in the Ladino music traditions of her family, weaving Greek, Turkish, and Persian elements into her soulful performances.

Yasmin Levy, 2008

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Yasmin Levy in 2008.
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Yasmin Levy in 2008.


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