Ted Rosenthal draws on more than 200 letters found in the family’s attic to tell the story of his father Erich in Chicago, and his grandmother, Herta, who was trapped in Nazi Germany. Rosenthal, acclaimed American jazz pianist, drew from the letters to compose the jazz opera Dear Erich. He will be joined by mezzo-soprano […]
Sponsored by North Jersey Jewish Singles and held at Clifton Jewish Center at 2 p.m. Comedian Steve Goldberg will guest host an open mike event; refreshments will be served. Advance payment of $15 is required. RSVP to Martine at 973-772-3131 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays or go to meetup.com and join “North Jersey Jewish Singles […]
Temple B’nai Or, Morristown, 5:30 p.m. Followed by Shabbat services at 7:15. Call 973-539-4539.
Join Temple B’nai Abraham’s Prime Time for a musical afternoon program, “ From Gottschalk to Gershwin,” on Sunday, March 15, at 2:30 PM, at the temple located at 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston. Trace the important role played by Jewish composers—from Gottschalk in 1842 to Gershwin in the 1920s and 30s—in the history of American […]
Sharim v’Sharot: People of Song, and their conductor, Dr. Elayne Robinson Grossman, will be featured in “Sing Hallelujah, Broadway: A Jewish Legacy” on Tuesday, March 17, at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. Over 160 singers, including stars from the Yiddish-language Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” will be conducted by music director Cantor David Tilman. Go […]
The next meeting of the 55-Plus Club at Neve Shalom, Metuchen, will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 1-3 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by ESTEREdiva, an international concert vocalist. Refreshments will be served. Call Roz Charnes at 908-964-7840.
An internationally renowned Israeli singer, Achinoam Nini (know outside of Israel as Noa) is praised for her superb artistry and humanitarianism. Inspired by her Letters to Bach—a 12-piece selection of Bach’s instrumental music with Noa’s contemporary lyrics and messages — Noa and her long-standing musical collaborator and guitarist Gil Dor bring to the stage a […]
One of the most innovative and creative musicians in the world today, David Broza brings together audiences of all cultures, bridging barriers of language and genre through his music. He is joined by Cuban “Trio Havana” with Jorge Bringas, Manuel Alejandro Carro and Yuniel Jiminez as well as special guest and flute virtuoso Itai Kriss. […]
East Brunswick Jewish Center will present a Broadway Revue at 8:30 p.m. featuring Broadway solos, duets, and ensembles with Rabbi Jeff Pivo, Cantor Larry Brandspiegel, and synagogue members. Cost is $15 adults, $10 ages five-10, free for four and under. To purchase tickets, go to ebjc.org/events or call Ellen Botwin at 732-257-7070, ext. 5.
National Council of Jewish Women-Metro Jersey Section and the JCC of Middlesex County will hold a cabaret show and light brunch, “Aging Schmaging,” featuring entertainer Naomi Miller, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the JCC in Edison. Registration is required. Cost is $18 until March 10; $25 until March 17. Contact 732-494-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temple Shalom of Aberdeen will hold a musical Shabbat service at 7:45 p.m. with Elana Arian, a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and recording artist who has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, and at the White House under President Barack Obama. Contact Margo Wolfson at email@example.com.
Congregation Beth Ohr, Old Bridge, will present author Michelle Cameron discussing her soon-to-be-released book, “Beyond the Ghetto Gates,” on Sunday, May 31, at 1 p.m. The novel is set in 1796, a turbulent period when Napoleon marched into Italy and opened up the ghetto gates, freeing the Jews who had long been trapped behind them. […]
Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will continue its 2019-20 chamber season with a performance of “Duo Borealis,” a chamber concert with soprano Mary Bonhag and double bassist Evan Premo, founders of Scrag Mountain Music in Marshfield, Vt., on Sunday, April 5, at 4:30 p.m. at Wolfensohn Hall, located on the campus of the Institute for Advanced […]
Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison, will laud guests of honor Rachel and Mark Stein and community service award recipients Shifra and David Zelingher at “Bridges: Creating Connections,” a virtual gala, on Sunday, June 14, at 8 p.m. The event will feature a performance by stand-up comedian Ashley Blaker and an interactive “Kahoot” game about RPRY […]
Livestreamed event at 7 p.m. to benefit families serviced by Yachad, an organization for individuals with disabilities, combat isolation during Covid-19. Cost is $18 per family. Go to yachad.org/concert.