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

5 Cantors Sing: Avinu Shebashamayim

Los Angeles’ Cantors joined together to sing Avinu Shebashamayim at a memorial event for PM Yitzchak Rabin last week.

The cantors are: Nathan Lam, Don Gurney, Netanel Baram, Marcus Feldman, Chaim Frankel, Arik Wholheim.

Cantor Paul Kowarsky – Rabi Chananya

Cantor Paul Kowarsky of  Toronto, Canada sings Rabi Chananya at concert that took place in Miami on the 28th of Februrary 1999.

For more information about Cantor Kowarsky click here.

U’vnucho Yomar – Maestro Elli Jaffe & Cantor Yossi Saunders

Duet of Uvnucho Yomar (Y. Rosenblatt) sung by Cantor Yossi Saunders & Maestro Elli Jaffe  at the ECA Cantorial Concert in Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue in Leeds, June 2015.
Zol Shoyn Kumen Di Geula

A Gutte Voch – Moshe Ganchoff

Birkas Hachodesh – Chazan Avrohom Vaks

Birkas Hachodesh (Z. Zilberts) sung by Chazan Avrohom Mordechai Vaks at a memorial concert for Cantor David Koussevitzky that took place at Tel Aviv’s Heichal Hatarbut in 1995.

Chazan Vaks is a graduate of the Tel Aviv Institue of Chazanus and served for many years as the Chazan

Birkas Hachodesh (M. Stern) – Yechezkel Klang

Kol Nidrei Live – Cantor Israel Rand

This audio clip of Kol Nidrei by Cantor Israel Rand was recorded by a Non-Jew on Yom Kippur this year.

Retzeh – Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgott

A young Cantor Helfgott sings Retzeh (Rapaport/M. Ganchoff) accompanied by Yuval Orchestra and Choir led by Maestro Mordechai Sobol.

Chazonus Memorial Concert – July 1986

A Cantorial Concert in Memory of Dr. Moshe A. Jaffe, the founder and president of The Jerusalem Great Synagogue.

From the archives of Gila and Haim Wiener.

Yiddish Pot Pourri – Cantor Yaakov Lemmer

Cantor Yaakov Lemmer singing Yiddish Pot Pourri, accompanied by Zisl Slepovitch, clarinet, Jake Shulman-Ment, violin, and Zevy Zions, accordion.

V’Li’Yerushalayim Ircha – Cantor Moshe Schulhof

Cantor Moshe Schulhof sings V’Li’Yerushalayim Ircha (Modzhitz and M. Koussevitzky) accompanied by Maestro Eli Jaffe at a concert that took place in Palm Beach, Miami in 1999.

Arrangement: Raymond Goldstien

Shomer Yisroel – Cantor Shimon Farkas

Cantor Shimon Farkas of Sydney, Australia sings Shomer Yisroel (S. Vigoda) at a concert that took place in Miami on the 28th of Februrary 1999.

Sha Shtil – Cantors Naftali & Netanel Hershtik

Cantor Naftali Hershtik and his son Netanel sing this favorite Yiddish classic in a concert that took place in Paris some years ago.

Composed by: Pinchas Jassinowsky
Pianist: Raymond Goldstien

Yaakov Lemmer & Ahava Raba at Richmond Folk Festival

“Ahava Raba, a new group where phenomenal Cantor Yaakov ‘Yanky’ Lemmer and renowned Klezmer musicians Frank London & Michael Winograd come together to celebrate the abundant love, deep spirituality and ecstatic joy in Jewish sacred music. All springing from the same source, klezmer, Hasidic and cantorial music express the heart