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Sunday, February 22 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Songs Jewish Folk Sing From All Over the Jewish World

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Explore a variety of songs from across the Jewish world, specifically those that have crossed community and philosophical boundaries. From Chassidic shtieblach, Jewish summer camps, Birthright busses and Tzahal (Israel Defense Forces) dining rooms, these are songs that have the greatest potential to brings Jews and Jewish communities closer. We will sing and discuss the background of melodies and tunes from composers such as Ben Zion Shenker, Shlomo Carlebach, Debbie Friedman, Yosef Karduner, Sheva, plus the Jewish connection in songs from the likes of Leadbelly, Bob Marley, and Pete Seeger. Bring your instrument, your voice, your energy, whatever you’ve got, and join the jam! Want the chords ahead of time? Email musicalmaggid@gmail.com

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Jimmy Costello

The Musical Maggid, a Folk Musician Troubadour
Ya'akov-Yisrael (Jimmy) Costello is the Musical Maggid, a folk musician troubadour specializing in ancient and contemporary Jewish Folk Music. In the traditions of Woody Guthrie, Debbie Friedman and Shlomo Carlebach, Jimmy connects with people of all ages and backgrounds, creating an atmosphere of oneness and joy with his guitar, harmonica and smile.


Sunday February 22, 2015 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Right Ballroom