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Dec. 29 2020

12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs, WBJC News | Comments Off on 12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

First let me thank everyone for inspiring me to do this by pledging at WBJC.com.  I wanted to say thank you and this is what came to me at 3 in the morning!  I also want to thank Cantor Gideon Zelermyer of the Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal who helped this project with some great suggestions!

Day 1!

Sergei Prokofiev - WikipediaThe Zimro Ensemble Comes To Carnegie Hall! | Jewish Week

He wasn’t Jewish but some of his best friends were!

Mischa, Jascha, Toscha, Sascha – The Listeners' ClubMISCHA, JASCHA, TOSCHA, SASCHA* by George Gershwin • Dénes Dosztán - piano - YouTube


Day 2…a tribute to four fantastic fiddlers and two amazing songwriters!

Here is the link to the compete song on Youtube!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9liNoampOk

Day 3

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)Sacred Service (Avodath Hakodesh). Piano Vocal Score SATB: Ernest Bloch, David Stevens: Amazon.com: Books

The Sacred Service…An oratorio for shabbos and three pictures of Chasidic life!

Day 4

Kurt Weill: How Germany Finally Unearthed a National Treasure - The New York TimesKurt Weill: Kiddush (1946) - YouTube

It’s never too early for Kiddush!

Day 5

What do these people have in common!

George Frideric Handel - WikipediaPrince William, Duke of Cumberland - WikipediaJan Peerce - WikipediaToday in Masonic History - Richard Tucker Passes Away

Day 6

From Munich to Israel to us!

Paul Ben-Haim - WikipediaPaul Ben-Haim

Day 7

Nu Lenny?  What haven’t you done for us lately!

Leonard Bernstein and the Music of Boston's Congregation Mishkan Tefila | Remembering Bernstein | Brandeis Celebrates Bernstein | Brandeis UniversityJewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features » Easter, Passover, and the <i>West Side Story</i> that Wasn'tLeonard Bernstein: Jewish America's Favorite (Musical) Son | My Jewish Learning

Day 8

An Anthem, an opera and the man who helped create Italy.

Giuseppe Verdi - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaGiuseppe Verdi: Uniting Italy With Music


Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

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