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Meet A-WA, the 3 sisters of a hot Yemeni electro-hip hop band and free yo mind with a selection of alternative tunes from the Shtetl bondage and slavery Passover playlist. The rest…will follow.

Liad Hussein Kantorovic is an Israeli living in Berlin. A maven of kitsch, Kantorovic has a campy take on the Passover seder. Click the play button below to hear it. Tune in for more about Israelis in Berlin this Friday …

The 10 Plagues of Passover as told from an Indigenous perspective by Nathan and Howard Adler: twin brothers from Ottawa of both Jewish and Ojibwe/Anishinaabe heritage.

From the Guinness world of horseradish to Dayenu flash mobs. It’s all going down here!

If the Mayans are right the messiah will be here tonight! Get an end-of-times 101 from Prof.Lorenzo DiTomasso. Robby Hoffman talks about the messiah as a little Lubavitch girl. Matt Goldberg talks X-mas at the Goldberg home.

Satrangi, which means rainbow in Hindi, explores the kinds of light that come around this time of the year. Montreal has many faiths that celebrate light. Satrangi at Infinite Theatre is a mulit-faith, mulit-media dance extravaganza.

By the time Passover ends, We, the descendents of the ancient Israelites, inevitably succumb to what psychiatrists and rabbis have called Post-Halachic Stress Disorder.

This week on Shtetl, beloved Montreal rabbi Ronnie Cahana, the preachings of Dr. Bronner and his Magic Soap, and a live rendition of the Kol Nidre by Shtetl’s favourite indie-pop cantor Daniela Gesundheit of Snowblink.

Egyptian Montrealer, Ehab Lotayef speaks about the uprising in Egypt today and the paralells with the ancient Passover story. And, Avi Grenadier, host of Radio 613, talks about Jewish radio in Kingston, anarchism and the contradiction between freedom and the Passover seder.

In the spirit of Purim, Shtetl decided to approach C.J. Goldman, mask and monster-maker, artist and creator of wrinkles, wounds and whatever else you can think of.