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🕯 Chazan David Werdyger (1919-2014) – 2nd of Nissan

🕯 Chazan David Werdyger (1919-2014) – 2nd of Nissan

Today, being his 10th yahrtzeit, Chazan David Werdyger is being recalled for his tremendous warmth, enthusiasm for life, his passion for excellence, his ever-present simchas hachaim and, of course, his illustrious musical talent that forever changed the face of Jewish...

Songs of the Heart – Part 6

Songs of the Heart – Part 6

There’s no need to adjust your screens or visit your optometrist, this really is a new JMN post. Over the past couple months, I have been silently grappling with the oft sung Talmudic dictum, “Mishenichnas Adar Marbim B’simcha.” Commenting on the words of the Mishnah...

Thank You Hashem with Joey Newcomb

Thank You Hashem with Joey Newcomb

Thank You Hashem Sung By: Joey Newcomb (feat. Moshe Storch)Composed by: The Blumstein Brothers It's Purim season! A very special time to recognize all the good Hashem does in our life and all the miracles we need to be grateful for. In this episode, Joey takes us...

Thank You Hashem with Joey Newcomb

Beri Weber’s Riboin with Yossi Muller

Tapping into the great kindness Hashem does for us on a daily basis, composer Yossi Muller gives a beautiful insight into the popular song Ribon. With Beri Weber's angelic voice and stunning performance on this song, the message takes on a completely different...

Songs of the Heart – Part 5

Songs of the Heart – Part 5

Shalom u’vracha to one and all. For even the most indifferent subscriber, by now it surely has been noticed that these new posts aren’t as frequent as they once were. And even when there is a post, there’s really no variety. No Parsha, no Oldie, no Behind the Scenes...

Songs of the Heart – Part 4

Songs of the Heart – Part 4

Good afternoon, dear friends. As is still the case, it has been hard enough trying to describe the mix of emotions that we have been experiencing, let alone trying to keep track of when is and isn’t an appropriate time to feel that way. We go from shiva call to sheva...