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Weiss Bring Chanukah Joy to Hospital

Cantor Tzvi Weiss was invited to light the first candle of Chanukah and entertain the workers and patients at the Ichilov Hospitla in Tel Aviv. He was accompanied by Menachaem Bristowski. WATCH

Helfgot’s Touching Tribute to Mentor

A stirring rendition of Brach Dodi (M. Stern) was performed at a tribute concert for Dr Mordechai Sobol OB"M. Sobol's voice was played in intervals with his student, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, singing in between. VIDEO

Eitz Chayim Medley at Sobol Concert

A harmonious arrangement of an Eitz Chayim medley by Raymond Goldstien and sung by nine Cantors at the Sobol Tribute concert that took place in the Hamptons Synagogue. WATCH

Cantorial Twist to Chabad Niggun

This week, the Chabad community celebrated the Chassidic festival Yud Tes Kislev. In honor of the occasion Cantor Tzvi Grinhaim released a studio recording of the tune associated with this day, Pada Beshalom. AUDIO

Viennese Cantor Sings Chassidic Kaddish

Studio recording of Cantor Shmuel Barzilai singing Chassidic Kaddish (H. Zallis & Y. Rosenblatt) arrangements by Maestro Mordechai Sobol OB"M. AUDIO

Video Tribute to Haim & Gila Weiner

The remarkable video tribute to Haim and Gila Weiner that was screened this week at a the gala concert honouring their lifetime contribution to the cantorial field. WATCH

Picture of The Week

Cantor Benny Maisner, a student of Cantor Leib Glantz OB"M and Maestro Yotam Segal, pose in the Spanish Synagogue during the Annual European Cantorial Convention held in Pargue, Czech Republic.

Glick Prays at Concentration Camps

Cantor Shlomo Glick served as a guest cantor for a group who made the trip to Poland and a number of concentration camps. WATCH

Ani Ma’amin Like You’ve Never Heard Before

At a recent concert in Mexico, Cantor Simon Cohen introduced and sang Ani Ma'amin accompanied by a musical introduction and new arrangements by Maestro Eli Jaffe. WATCH

Celebrating 50 Years of Cantorial Work

Join Cantor Yaakov Motzen in celebrating 50 years of cantorial work in a jubilee concert this Decemeber. MORE DETAILS

Ana Avda (Rosenblat)

Cantor Yossi Pomerantz singing Ana Avda at a wedding last week in New York City. WATCH

Cantorial Improv by Gantz

Cantorial improvisation on the words "Yotzer Meshartim" from the Shachris service of Shabbat morning by Cantor Chaim Gantz as taught to him by Maestro Mordechai Sobol OB"M. WATCH

Cantorial & Carlebach: Haneshama Lach

Cantor Chaim Stern sings Carlebach's classic, Haneshama Lach with a blend of Cantorial improvisation at a concert this week. WATCH

New York Remembers Maestro Sobol

The finest of New York's cantors gathered this week for a Sheloshim memorial in memory of Dr Mordechai Sobol. WATCH

Hundreds Gather in Memory of Maestro Sobol

Hundreds gathered this week in Israel to celebrate and remember the life of Maestro Mordechai Sobol, OB"M. Among the crowd were cantors from across the globe and Israel. WATCH

Halleluka by Helfgot, Yedidim & Freilach

‘Halleluka’ by Chazan Yossele Rosenblatt as sung by Chazan Yitzchok Meir Helfgot and Yedidim Choir. WATCH

Selections by Cantor Dovid Weinberg

Selection by Cantor Dovid Weinberg, Cantor of Congregation Ohel Yitzhak in Jerusalem and a guest Chazan at the Great Synagogue in Yerushalayim. WATCH

Full Video: Selichot 5778 at Hamptons

Full video of one of the world’s foremost cantors, Netanel Herstik of the Hampton Synagogue, West Hampton, NY, leading the Slichot Service on the Saturday preceding Rosh Hashanah. WATCH

7th Blessing by Cantor Chaim Adler

A recently released clip of Cantor Chaim Adler, Chief Cantor of Tel Aviv Great Synagogue singing the 7th blessing at the wedding ceremony of Cantor Leizer Brook. WATCH

Mekimi, Amar Rabi Elazar by Boyer

Videos from Cantor Motti Boyer singing at a private party in Israel during Sukkot 5779. WATCH