The Sixties also represented a pivotal period in the history of the Jewish Diaspora as well. There was a real need to cultivate a proud Jewish identity for the new generation of post-war youth, including a contemporary but uncompromising musical expression of its own. It wasn’t long before the void was filled by a fresh, current, and sincere young group that single handedly created an exciting new idiom in the Jewish music world – “Chassidic Folk.”
1967Listen. Connect. Reflect. Repeat.
No matter how loudly the external winds may howl, no matter how vulnerable and insecure our physical fortresses may be, on Sukkos we are given the ability to recognize that Hashem has always been there and will continue to always be there, watching over us and providing us with His loving shelter.
When Rosh Hashanah arrives, the shofar announces its arrival along with all the new beginnings and fresh opportunities that we had hoped and prayed for the entire year. But if you listen closely, you will understand that the shofar does much more than we thought.