One of the reasons why Cantor Azi Schwartz, our cantor at Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan, is one of the foremost cantors of our day is his refusal to allow Jewish liturgy to become rote or be set in a stifling ritual straightjacket.
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N.Y. Festival of Song program looks at relationship between Jewish composers and holiday classics.
Joshua Safran’s coming-of-age memoir suggests a dark side to the ’60s-era vision of utopia.
Connection to Yiddish culture not seen as robust enough in new production.
The top 18 kosher white, red and Israeli wines; the American kosher wine scene and much more.