Purim fun for all ages

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Purim to everybody!

Shalom Sesame: Purim Story

Shalom Sesame

G-d castPrincess of Persia

princess of persia

Kermit on Purim

Kermit

מחרוזת שירי פורים

Purim song

Purim Rap

purim rap

Aleph Beta Academy: Purim

Introducing the Open Muslim Students Association

very funny!

Maccabeats Purim song

Maccabeats

(click on pictures for links)

I am still in need of a good hamentashen recipe. If you have one, please send it my way. I would especially appreciate a recipe with a yeast rather than a cookie-type dough and a poppy seed filling,

Thanks!

Jewgrass

Jewgrass. A combination of American folk bluegrass and Jewish liturgical music.

I have to admit I was really quite skeptical about this combination but Matt Check and his band plays the most incredibly gorgeous and authentic folk music I have heard in years and years.

Jewgrass logo

Joyous and vibrant, simultaneously multi-layered and elegantly simple. The music takes you on a coherent journey of prayer, history, thought and experience. This was a very moving melodious experience with some incredible musicians including the stunning voice of cantor Rachel Brook.

There is a fundraising effort currently underway to make a professional recording of the Bluegrass Kabbalat Shabbat. Go to the Kickstarter campaign for more details and be a part of making this wonderful music more widely available.

Happy Chanukah

dreidle 2013

Several Hanukah songs sang one after the other in a performance. Nice to watch (the words are also on the screen)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6cp3mOqgHM

Banu Chosech Legaresh (we came to banish darkness)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fljmo-csj08

Hanukia Li Yesh (I have a Hanukiyah)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFD6w3ohfL4

Yemei Hachanukah (the Hanuka days)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlVrrlRVDUI

Anu Nos’im Lapidim (we carry the torches)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1V3SUGkYoc

Ner li (my candle)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBseWYxCsnI

Sevivon sov-sov-sov (the draidel song)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cB4HtK5JYE

Mi Yemalel (who will praise)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMEHHxwmcgQ

Kad Katan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh-QwcEAfFQ

Nerotai Haze’irim (my little candles)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZmnFAbFW5s

Hava Narima (let us praise/lift)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzAoCKocUbg

Chanukah songs

menorah

 

Thanks to GS for compiling the list of these terrific songs!

#Ruth