And not the High Holy Day season, either.
’Tis the season for
Just as cabin fever
sets in and the winter doldrums descend, along comes some terrific Jewish music to distract you from winter's woes.
First there’s the
sixth annual Winter Jewish Music Concert,
which will be held on Saturday, January 18 at 8 p.m. at Temple Israel of Greater Miami. As in the past, this year’s
concert will feature musicians from throughout South Florida and cities across
this country performing a musical line-up from Yiddish and cantorial to Klezmer
and pop, from Israeli and classical to folk and jazz. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in
South Florida next week, make sure to purchase tickets for the event. If, like me, you’ll be stuck in a colder
clime, make sure to watch the live stream from your own comfy couch. Either way, it’s sure to be a terrific
Two weeks later, on
Saturday, February 1 at 7 p.m., Dan Nichols
and Eighteen will be in concert at Temple
B’nai Torah in Wantaugh, New York. To purchase tickets ($15 for adults, $10 for kids under 12) or for more
information, call 516-546-9177.
If, sadly, you can’t
squeeze either of these concerts into your life, check out the Friday night Shabbat song
session that rocked the house at last month’s URJ Biennial in San Diego. Click “Play” and before you know it, you’ll be
rocking your own house!