Cantorial Concert – Tel Aviv, 1990

Another gem from the from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener. This time a concert that took place in Tel Aviv circa 1990.

Cantor Yaakov Motzen and the graduates of The Israel Institute for Cantorial Arts: A. Bernstien, I Valter, I. Kalmantinovski, Sh. Krisher

Accompanied by:

Ad Hena – Cantor Moshe Stern

Cantor Moshe Stern sings one of the most classical liturgical prayers composed by the legendary Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt

Recorded live at The Jerusalem Theater Israel 1986 with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra conducted by Shimon Cohen and arranged by Dr. Chanan Winternitz.

Lo Omus – Chazan Chaim Adller

Chazan Chaim Adler of the Great Synagogue of Jerusalem sings Lo Omus (S. Carlebach) at a concert titled “Carlebach in the Opera”. 

Musical production: Maestro Yankele Rottner
Choir: Kolot Yisrael of Netanya, Rechovot, Modi’in and Kfar Saba

Acheinu – Cantor Shai Abrmason

IDF Chief Cantor Shai Abramson accompanied by the Rabbinical Choir singing the Prayer “Acheinu Kol Beis Yisroel” at the Cave of Machpela.

This clip was filmed on June 2014 after the kidnapping of Eyal Yfrach, Gilad Shaar & Naftali Frenkel A”H.
Composed by: Abie Rotenberg
Musical Director: Ofir Sobol

Kah Ribon – Three Cantors

This magnificent rendition of Kah Ribon is sung by Cantors: Yaakov Motzen, Avremi Roth and Shlomo Simcha Sufrin.

They are accompanied by Maestro Eli Jaffe and the choir of the Great Synagogue of Jerusalem.

Torah Service Live – Jacob Barkin

From a concert that took place in Town Hall, December of 1965.

Jack (Jacob) Barkin, tenor, was born in Uman, Ukraine, 23 April 1914. He emigrated to Toronto as a young child and became a naturalized Canadian in 1930.

Jacob Barkin studied voice with his father, distinguished Cantor Abraham Barkin,

Vehu Rachum – Cantor Joseph Malovany

Vehu Rachum by Cantor Joseph Malovany is from a live Ma’ariv concert that took place 38 years ago on the 27th of November 1977.

Here is another epic version of Vehu Rachum by Cantor Malovany from a live prayer service some six years ago. 

Yerushalayim – Cantor Simon Cohen

Cantor Simon Cohen sings a medley of Jerusalem songs accompanied by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Elli Jaffe at the Annual Gala Jerusalem Emunah Concert.

The orchestral arrangement was written by Raymond Goldstein.

Tiher Rabi Yishmoel – Solomon Gisser

From a Concert that took place in the 1970’s with Cantors Solomon Gisser, Misha Alexandrovitch and Joshua Dlin.

Cantor Gisser was once described as both eloquent and insightful, his style was both conversational and cantorial.

He served for many years as the cantor at Congregation Sha’arei Zion in

V’LiYerushalayim Ircha – Cantor Nathan Lam

Composed: Abraham (Abe) Ellstein

Cantorial Concert – Germany, 1998

Cantor Naftali Herstik with the Jerusalem Great Synagogue Choir conduct by Maestro Elli Jaffe.
Arrangments by Raymond Goldstein.

Kevokras (Y. Rosenblatt)

Uvenucho Yomar (L. Lewandowski)

Yigdal (Saki)

Es Brent – Cantor Yaakov Lemmer

Recorded on the anniversary of Kristallnacht 2015, Cantor Lemmer and Nachman Rosen sing the haunting Holocaust poem “Es Brent”, composed by Mordechai Gebirtig who perished in Kraków towards the end of the war.


ס’ברענט ברידער עס ברענט
אוי אונדזער שטעטל נעבעך ברענט,
בייזע ווינטן מיט ירגזון,
רײַסן ברעכן און

Hamavdil – Cantor Yaakov Lemmer

Cantor Yaakov Lemmer sings “Hamavdil”(Yossele Rosenblatt) accompanied by Mezamrim Choir led by Chilu Posen.

Moshe V’Aharon – 2 Versions

Moshe V’Aharon (S. Carlebach) from the Friday evening prayers was originally composed by R’ Shlomo Carlebach. It was first recorded by Cantor Shlomo Simcha Sufrin of Toronto and has since become a common piece sung in many Shuls across the world on Shabbos evenings.

Srulik Adler (Son of

Chupah – Shraga Herstik

Shraga Herstik (son of Cantor Naftali) sing the seventh Blessing at a Chupa that took place in Israel.

Mekimi – Chazan Shlomo Glick

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, we present Mekimi (Y. Rosenblatt) sung by Chazan Shlomo Glick and the Zemiros Choir led by Maestro Yotam Segal.

Vintage Cantorial Recordings From 1975

These cantorial recording were made in 1975 in the home of Cantor David Segal in Netanya, Israel using a tape recorder. Cantor Segal notes that this recording was improvised on the spot(!)

Organ: Peter Shar
Violin: Moshe Tzuriel

Akavya (Koussevitzky)

Lakel Baruch

7 Facts About Cantor Yaakov Lemmer

Ba’avur Dovid – Cantor Shai Abramson

At the conclusion of Sefer Torah dedication ceremony in memory of IDF soldiers, Cantor Shai Abramson sang Ba’avur Dovid (Roitman/Rumshinsky) accompanied by a choir led by Maestro Ofir Sobol.

Classics at Dusk Concert Celebrates 75th Anniversary

World-renowned piano virtuoso Simon Tedeschi came to Sydney’s North Shore Synagogue on Sunday Nov 1. 

Classics at Dusk was part of the congregation’s 75th birthday celebrations – featured Tedeschi performing Gershwin favorites such as Summertime, Rhapsody in Blue, I Got Rhythm and more. 

Plus vocal and instrumental favorites from the