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NMAJH Uses Music to Bridge Pandemic Gaps

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Of all the typical public events that seem so far away from returning to normalcy, singing loudly with other people in enclosed spaces could...

Jenny Slate to Leave ‘Big Mouth’ Because Character is Half Black

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By Gabe Friedman Jenny Slate is leaving the cast of Netflix’s “Big Mouth” because she says playing a half-Black, half-Jewish character as a white woman...

Haim Releases Third Album, Streams Concert Live

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By Gabe Friedman The Jewish Haim sisters are back with a third album of pop rock, titled “Women in Music Pt. III,” and the reviews are glowing. The Wall...

Limitations Spark Koresh’s Creativity

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Choreographer Ronen Koresh is not sure what the future holds for the performing arts. “You don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel,...

Adam Schlesinger Tribute Album Released

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By Gabe Friedman Sarah Silverman, Rachel Bloom and an array of indie artists contributed to a tribute album for Adam Schlesinger, the Grammy and Emmy...

Israel Philharmonic to Perform for Free Online

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By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM — The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will offer a free concert available online as part of a virtual fundraising gala to help...

Iconic Yiddish Song Became an Anthem for Black Americans

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By Arielle Kaplan What makes one person tick is totally subjective, but science confirms that people are hard-wired to respond to music. It lifts our moods, eases...

Streak of ‘Fiddler’ Performances Interrupted by Pandemic

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By Stephen Silver The coronavirus pandemic has done something that no war, natural disaster or other calamity has been able to do for more than...

Comedians Find Humor Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Comedians talk about going online in the age of COVID-19.
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Two Digital Theater Productions Set to Debut

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The stages may be closed, but the show must go on. Two theatrical productions from members of Philadelphia’s Jewish community are set to premiere this...