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Dec. 19 2023

Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 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

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

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