Acappella Jewish groups website
Archive of Israeli Music
Center for Israeli music and musical life founded in 1977.
The archive includes material from personal estates and institutional archives.
AstroCappella: A Musical Exploration of the Universe
AstroCappella is a marriage of astronomy and music, developed by astronomers and professionally recorded by the a cappella group The Chromatics.
Beethoven - Complete Piano Sonatas
Read about the three year project to record
all of Beethoven's piano works by Australian pianist Gerard Willems.
Listen to samples of four of the sonatas. A site not to be missed.
CD Baby
This site was recommended by one of our readers. They have quite a substantial Jewish music section, and they also carry Shuly Nathan's CDs.
Click here for the CD Baby Jewish music page

Click here for the CD Baby Hebrew music page

Click here for the CD Baby Israeli music page
Chazzanut Online
Comprehensive site on Jewish Liturgical Music (chazzanut), with a large collection of cantorial music scores, midi sound, annotated links and background information.
David Ben Gurion reads Israel's Declaration of Independence
Our thanks to the Jewish Music dot com website for this link
Hava Nashira
The Hava Nashira website is an outgrowth of the annual Hava Nashira Jewish Songleaders workshop in the United States.

The site serves as a resource for Jewish songleaders, but, beyond that serves as an online resource for all people involved in teaching and leading Jewish music, whether at camps, congregations, or community centers.

There is an affiliated discussion list where songleaders, songwriters, Jewish musicians and performers, cantors, music teachers, educators and more share and learn from one another.

Hebrew Song & Poetry Web Ring
Websites devoted to Scripture, songs, poetry, literature that was originally written in Hebrew or Aramaic, and artists, writers, poets who have sung or written in Hebrew or Aramaic languages.
Some outstanding links including transliteration and translation of the words to the Mourners Kaddish.

Hebrew University:
The National Sound Archives Digitization Project

Jewish National and University Library - Givat Ram, Jerusalem, Israel
The National Sound Archives at the JNUL contain more than 7000 hours of recorded music representing all Jewish and Israeli communities.
The entire archive is now being systematically digitized which will insure both preservation of the materials and better access for researchers.
Hip Hop
A mixture of Rap and R&B - in Hebrew
Humour audio links
You Don't Have to be Jewish
A Call from Long Island
Title: A Call From Long Island - You Don't Have To Be Jewish
Actors: Betty Walker & Arlene Golonka
Copyright: 1992 Bob Booker Productions
The Reading of the Will
Title: The reading Of The Will - You Don't Have To Be Jewish
Actors: Jack Gilford, Lou Jacobi, J. Kannon, A. Golonka, B. Walker
Copyright: 1992 Bob Booker Productions
Allan Sherman
Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh
Title: Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! - The Best of Allan Sheman
Author: Allan Sherman
Copyright: 1988 Rhino Records Inc.
For more Humour links, go to
and click on Audio Library - Humour
Jacob Richman's My Hebrew Songbook
Songwords in Hebrew print
Jerusalem of Gold website
Devoted to the song Yerushalayim Shel Zahav
Jewish Agency for Israel - "Lashir Ivrit" - Music Links
A great list of links including Music web links, Israeli singers, and Israeli Recording Companies and Online Stores.
Jewish Liturgical Music
The site for Jewish Liturgical Music, shul music, hazanut, shabbat zmirot,
choral music, synagogue music.
Jewish music purchase and audio link website.
Jewish Music Institute
The British site for music education and information.
Includes their own label, Jewish Music Heritage Recordings, which is building a catalogue of important recordings representing the diversity of Jewish musical heritage.
Jewish Music Research Centre
Part of the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Dedicated to the documentation, research and publication of scholarly materials about Jewish music. The main task of the JMRC consists of collecting and studying all documents pertaining to the musical traditions and the musical life of Jewish communities, past and present.
Jewish Music Web Centre
A forum for gathering and presenting information on academic, organizational, and personal activities in Jewish music today.
Supports the enjoyment, study, creation and pursuit of knowledge of Jewish music.
Great website of a very talented American duo. Includes lyrics and chord charts to their own compositions, as well as traditional Shabbat songs with a new take.
Jews and Blues
A discussion of how Jewish and African American music came together in the early part of the 20th century.

Judaica Music Rescue Project
In the process of creating a world class collection of vintage Judaica music by encouraging individuals, synagogues and organizations to contribute their music collections.
Over 6000 songs in their 78-rpm collection, which is searchable on the website. This list on the website is updated monthly.
There are over 2300 LP albums registered in their LP database.
Future enhancements to the website will include the ability to play snippets of songs, view the original record labels, and see complete database information for each song.

Judaica Sound Archives (JSA)

JSA is located at the Florida Atlantic University in South Florida, USA..
It is a remarkable project!
You can listen to a growing number of historical Jewish recordings on their website
This interesting and growing project is always seeking donations of recorded Jewish music of all descriptions.
Judith Cohen website
Dr. Judith R. Cohen is a performer and ethnomusicologist specializing in Judeo-Spanish ("Ladino") Sephardic songs, as well as in medieval and traditional music, including Balkan, Portuguese, Yiddish, and French Canadian.
A page of reference articles by Judith Cohen
Kdam Eurovision
Kharkov Klezmer Band
Klezmer is alive and well in the Ukraine. Who would have believed it.
Kikar Israel
A fantastic resource in English about Israeli Artists and albums
Australia's leading Klezmer band
If it's Klezmer, it's here. If it's not here - it's not Klezmer!
Outstandingly comprehensive Israeli music website with excellent audio links. In Hebrew.
The Moscow Male Jewish Choir
Russia's leading Jewish a cappella choral ensemble
"Hassidic Capella"

Listen to tracks:
Va Havieynu
Ki Lekah Toiv
Great range of material with excellent audio links.
Ofra Haza Song Lyrics
Online Jewish Radio Station
Peter & Ellen Allard
Specialising in music for young children

Reggae Power 106 F.M.

Reggae Power, Koach Reggae in Hebrew, is one of the two regular reggae radio shows in Israel. On the air since 1998, and since the end of 1999 has been broadcast live on internet.

International as well as Israeli reggae tracks for the show are carefully selected and often there are special issue shows for jewish holidays, remembrances, tributes, etc.

Radio Hazak - Israeli Music on the Web
Reviews of Israeli albums from the Israeli press and RadioHazak
Radio Falafel
Rahel Jaskow's "Day of Rest" CD
"Rahel's clear, bell-like voice and harmonious vocal arrangements
guide the listener to a quiet, tranquil place and make the spirit soar."
Rami Bar Niv website.
Rami is an Israeli concert pianist and composer.
The site has free master classes, mp3 plays, song delivery,
sample music albums, downloads, musical greeting cards, streaming audio,
and Internet audio juke-box. Varied music.
Sefarad Records
Sephardic music resource website.
Includes new album "Sing to the Eternal" featuring spiritual songs from Morocco, Persia, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Spain and Portugal as well as original songs composed by Gerard Edery and based on sacred texts. Sung in English, Hebrew, Ladino and Arabic.
Service/Song Archive by Daniel Macks
Sheet music online
Songs of Modzitz
Hear many of the wonderful tunes that have become classics of Jewish music.
The Best of Israeli Popular Music CDs 2001
The Essential Klezmer:
A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music
which the New York Times called "invaluable" and Jewish Week termed "indispensable." by Seth Rogovoy
The Felicja Blumental Music Center & Library
Click here to read about this extraordinary music library in Tel Aviv
The Guys Who Wrote 'Em
Songwriting Geniuses of Rock and Pop
By Sean Egan
The untold story of popular music
The Kaifeng Jewish Community - Exotic Elements in Liturgical Music

by Professor Tang Yating of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
The Sephardi Connection
Tower Records - Israeli Singers
Find every record from Adam to Yossi Banai.
Transcontinental Music
The world's largest publisher of Jewish music, including songbooks, choral & sheet music and recordings - since 1938.

Find links to buy songbooks and sheet music of Israeli composers on our Artists page.
Helen Winkler's Yiddish Dance Page
Dances of The Jews of Eastern Europe
The Yiddish Dance Action Network
A non-profit association of musicians, dancers, ethnographers and others who strive to document and continue the traditions of Yiddish Dance.
If you have information about dances that you would like to share, please contact:

Helen Winkler or  Pete Rushefsky

Peter I. Rushefsky, Executive Director
Center for Traditional Music and Dance
32 Broadway, Suite 1314
New York, NY 10004

Tel: USA (1) 212.571.1555 ext. 36

Fax: USA (1) 212.571.9052
Zemerl - The Princeton University Jewish Song Database
This groundbreaking site paved the way for the work of Hebrew Songs dot com, and we acknowledge with thanks the support and encouragement of its creator, Inna Barmash
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