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Shabbat Vayikra Covid-19 Round-up:

A round-up of live Kabbalat Shabbat and Havdala Services and other clips that were released this weekend by cantors all across the globe.

Live Kedusha Shachrit

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Live Kedusha Shachrit by Cantor Chaim Adler at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem accompanied by the Synagogue Choir and Maestro Eli Jaffe. 

Sobol Presents 2020 Concerts

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Yuval Ensemble led by Maestro Ofir Sobol has released their annual program of Gala concerts that will be taking place over the upcoming twelve months.

Shabbos: Miller & Rand In Beth El

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A rare opportunity for cantorial fans this Shabbos, as Israeli Cantor Yisrael Rand will co-officiate the service on Shabbat morning with Cantor Benzion Miller at Beth El Synagogue in Boro Park. 

Cantors Galore at End of Year Concert

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Current students, alumni and cantorial teachers joined together for an end of year concert at the cantorial school in Petach Tikvah, Israel.

Al Naharos Bavel

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Al Naharos Bavel, "on the rivers of the Babylon", sung by Cantor Moshe Stern and accompanied by Maestro Oscar Julius

Acheinu by Cantor Shlomo Cooper

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Acheinu, a Rosenblatt classic, sung by Cantor Shlomo Cooper.

PRESENTING: Weekly Cantorial Newsletter

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A group of young and inspired Israeli cantors have launched a new weekly cantorial newsletter in an effort to enlarge the cantorial spectrum.

Acheinu (Rosenblatt)

A moving rendition of Acheinu sung by Cantor Yaakov Motzen during a visit to the Synagogue in Bratislava, where Cantor Motzen's grandfather would pray.

Mi Sheasa Nissim – Cantor Barry Braun

Cantor Barry BraunBarry Braun sings Mi Sheasa Nissim, composed by Cantor Avraham Yehuda Himmelstien.

Remembering “The Chazz”

Chava Willig Levy, a New York-based writer, shares her fond memories of the beloved Chazan Sherwood (Shimon) Goffin who passed away last week Full Article

Rare Photo of Moshe Koussevitzky

A rare photo of the legendary Cantor Moshe Koussevitzky at a wedding. Seen together with him is Rabbi Israel Shoor Photo

Caytak Records Tal Prayer – Part One

Canadian born Cantor Dovid Caytak has recorded the music for Tal, the prayer for dew that is recited on the first day of Pesach FULL STORY, AUDIO

Havdala by Cantor Yanky Rosenfeld

Havdala ceremony at the conclusion of Shabbat at a hotel in Israel, sung by Cantor Yanky Rosenfeld and choir. WATCH

Chief Rabbi Lau on Cantorial Music

An interview with former Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau on cantorial music, conducted some thirty years ago. WATCH

Please Say Tehillim

The public is requested to say Tehillim for Chaim Heizler (Chaim Ben Chana), the Director of the Petach Tikva Cantorial School, who is in critical condition. TEHILLIM

Melbourne to Vienna: Cantor Abraham Adler

Cantor Abraham Adler had a long and distinguished career as a Cantor in Melbourne and Vienna. He was featured as a cantor in a documentary film titled "Young Dr Freud". WATCH, READ MORE

My Cantorial Career: Shlomo Simcha Sufrin

Cantor and musical sensation Shlomo Simcha Sufrin recently sat down for an in-depth interview about his musical life and career. WATCH

Cantors Pay Tribute to Stern

A group of Israeli cantors gathered last week at the home of Cantor Moshe Stern to pay tribute to the legendary cantor. WATCH

Ribono Shel Olam (Kwartin’s)

Impromptu rendition of Ribono Shel Olam, composed by the legendary Cantor Zevulun Kwartin, sung by Cantor Yossi Pomerantz at a private event in New York. WATCH