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Bein HaMetzarim

July 09, 2009

The Three Weeks. It’s more than just a time when we don’t listen to music or wear new clothes. It’s a time of sadness, introspection and trying to find ways to better ourselves, right wrongs, and treat each other right. No, to the best of my knowledge, we’re not going to be posting daily Divrei [&hellip
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Full Report and Pictures of the Kumzits on the Hudson

July 08, 2009

(The JMR staff would like to give a big thanks to ShmuliPhoto for taking the amazing pictures.  Welcome to the team, Shmuli!) See all the photos and our live twitter feed of the event here. Report by JewishMusicReporter Pictures by ShmuliPhoto One of the most popular concerts last summer was the brand new Kumzits on [&hellip
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JMR Covers the Kumzits on the Hudson!

July 08, 2009

Below is a sideshow with photos of the Kumzits Click on images below to see larger view! EnjoyYou can read the recap of the live twitter here
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REVIEW: Beri Weber – Be’ezras Hashem Yisburach by Shmuli

July 06, 2009

by: ShmuliPhoto Only recently I realized where I had seen Beri before. I found a video of last year’s Kumzits on The Hudson where Beri sings very lebedik, and I remember thinking “I hope this guy comes out with an album”.  He has such Chayus and Freilachkeit in the way he sings his songs.  It [&hellip
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Kumzitz on the Hudson: Mendel Interviews Gershy Moskowitz

July 05, 2009

The Jewish Music Report is excited to bring you a short interview with Gershy Moskowitz of TeeM Productions. Gershy and Mendel talk about the upcoming 3rd Kumzits on the Hudson, they discuss who will be there, who is involved in putting it together, and of course the food! Make sure you’re there, there will be [&hellip
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Up and Coming Singers: Eli Marcus

July 03, 2009

We here at JMR love talking about Jewish Music, we love talking about Jewish Music singers also! These days there is so much amazing talent out there, it could be hard to navigate through the crowded field. We will now be starting a series of short profiles of upcoming singers. We’re not talking about the [&hellip
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In Memory of Jo Amar

July 02, 2009

This past Friday the sad news came to us about the passing of a very well known Jewish Music Star, Jo Amar. Although I am not old enough to have  grown up with Jo as one of my major Jewish Music Stars, he was still able to get his way into my life, and sure [&hellip
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Yosef Chaim Shwekey: Lo Lefached

June 30, 2009

Let me tell you this right from the start. If you’re hoping to read some kind of comparison between Yaakov and Yosef Chaim Shwekey, you might as well stop reading right now. This review is about Yosef Chaim Shwekey and his debut CD, Lo Lefached. Despite the similarity between their voices, Yaakov Shwekey had nothing [&hellip
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Classic Reviews: Shlomo Simcha’s – Aneni

June 29, 2009

We at the JMR would like to welcome a brand new writer into the family. The Jewish Music Report welcomes Shmuli. Shmuli will be helping us with many exciting things, and we are confident you will enjoy both his style and passion for music. Shlomo Simcha  – Aneni (1999) This album came out when I [&hellip
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Full Green/Ehrenpreis Wedding Recap!

June 27, 2009

A veritable who’s who of the Jewish music scene gathered at The Sands this past Thursday night in honor of the wedding of Yossi Green’s son Ari to Temima Ehrenpreis. Photo info, from right to left: Yisroel Werdyger, Yossi Green, Shloime Taussig, Yoily Horowitz, Zevi Fried, Shraga Feivel Gold The delectable food and exquisite ambiance [&hellip
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June 25, 2009

Dov Katz and Sruly Meyer are back with Episode # 2! This podcast (an audio mp3 file which you download) can be heard a few different ways. You can right click here and save it to your computer. http://jewishmusicreport.com/Podcasts/JMR-PodcastEp2.mp3 http://jewishmusicreport.com/?p=1332 You can listen in the play button below, or you can subscribe via iTunes and [&hellip
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Country Yossi/Berry Weber Cover, Plus a Free CD Giveaway!

June 24, 2009

JMR is proud to present the exclusive debut of this months Country Yossi cover. This month’s cover featured Berry Weber showing off his brand new album, Beezras Hashem Yisbarach. Make sure to pick up your copy of the magazine when it becomes available starting this Friday! JMR is again featured in Country Yossi, as you [&hellip
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