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Music Review

The Transcendent Sound of The Shuk

Join us on a musical tour of the Israeli shuk, and we’ll show you a bustling marketplace, a true feast for the senses. Smells of roasting Turkish coffee mingle with fresh-picked herbs. Sounds of merchants hawking their wares in a mix of voices, bargaining in…

Unique Musician Releases Soulful CD

Musician Lazer Lloyd has created a genre all his own. An Orthodox Jew living in Israel midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, he is affectionately known worldwide as the “blues guy from Israel”. In June 2015, Lloyd released his well-received CD, “Lazer Lloyd”. A compilation…

Musical Virtuoso Offers Songs of Comfort

Daniel Zamir is a highly praised musician, composer, and songwriter, receiving acclaim from media critics and the public purchase power alike. One sign of his virtuosity is that he was awarded Israel’s Prime Minister Award for Outstanding Jazz Composers in 2010, when he was 32…

Product Review: Music for the Soul

Turn on a little music and you’ll change your day – guaranteed. There’s something about the sound of a lilting voice and strumming instruments that moves the soul. Music can uplift the listener, bringing him or her to smile, sway and dance – or it…

Music Review: From Great Loss to Unimaginable Joy

The stories of Noah and Ruth and Naomi are quite different, yet have similar underlying themes.  Impending doom exists at the beginning, then faith and action are needed.  The stories take a dive into sorrow and back into relief and deliverance in the end. According…

Harnessing ancient sounds to accompany ancient words

A taste of the essence of ancient Israel is brought to life through the use of the drum, ethnic percussion instruments, and the singing of ancient prayers in this moving CD.  The soul-awakening voice and rhythms draw the listener into a spiritual experience, stirring the…

Bring Musical Joy into Your Life with Yerachmiel Ziegler

If you have ever listened to any Jewish music in the past nearly three decades, you have most probably heard the melodious voice and tunes of Yerachmiel Ziegler. Yerachmiel’s colorful background includes innumerable performances with top children and adult Jewish musicians, as well as participation…

Jewish Rock Music: Featured Musician Elie Deutsch

Though some might think that a musically talented accountant is an oxymoron, Elie Deutsch is just that. This father of three young children created a beautiful CD, Yedid Nefesh, which brings to life ancient Jewish texts with original Deutsch tunes.   The thirty-year-old musician moved…