Category Archives: Music

Shtetl and POP Montreal brunch it up with musicians doing covers of their favourite Leonard Cohen tunes. Live broadcast from Bagel Etc. Win tickets to Cohen’s Mtl. show!

First Shtetl on the Shortwave of 2011 is an interview with Berlin-based musician Daniel Kahn who’ll be performing with his band, The Painted Bird on January 15th at Dorshei Emet Synagogue. If anything will get you to synagogue I think this concert would be it!

Kol Nidre Special with pop star and cantor Daniela Gesundheit of Snowblink, Geoff Berner, Argentinian Jews of Montreal and a few unexpected renditions of the Kol Nidre prayer.

Ronit Avni speaks about her new documentary Budrus (Israelis & Palestinians stand together to peacefully protest the Israeli security barrier) + great music from The Montreal Jewish Music Festival and the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto.

African-American Hasidic rapper Y-Love can rhyme in Hebrew, Aramaic, Yiddish and Arabic and has lots to say about race, the Gulf spill, Islam, Jewish unity, Jewish community and a whole lot more+ Holy Rollers…the film.

Listen to an interview with Alicia Jo Rabins of the post-biblical art pop band Girls in Trouble and with documentary direcotr Carl Leblanc about his film The Heart of Auschwitz.