Music of the Season

Music of the Season

Enjoy these ruminations and musical meditations from JTS faculty and students.

The True Story of Hanukkah (Dr. Ben Sommer): Reflecting on the English and Hebrew versions of the song Mi Yemalleil


Al Hanissim
Composed by Mike Boxer of the Jewish a cappella group Six13 and performed by the Chorus of the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music.

Short Video

Borukh Ate
Performed by the H. L. Miller Cantorial School Chorus and directed by Hazzan Natasha J. Hirschhorn
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This Little Light
Performed by CS Students Josh Ehrlich, Max Silverstone, & Neil Taibel

Performed by CS and RS Students Ingrid Barnett, Roseanne Benjamin, Samuel Gelman, Gedalia Penner-Robinson

Long Video

Hanukkah Reignited: 1 Wondering Jew, Lab/Shul, and Friends Light Up JTS
Jewish Daily Forward columnist Abigail Pogrebin and Lab/Shul founder Amichai Lau-Lavie (RS ’16) cohost this panel featuring Bruce Feiler, Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Rabbi David Ingber, Rabbi Jill Hammer, and Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky. The cantors and song leaders of New York City congregations join with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary and students from the H. L. Miller Cantorial School to sing for this special Hanukkah performance.