Libe Gritz (A Besere Velt @ Yiddish New York); Myer Loketch Hanukkah (Repeat)

Dec 12, 201864 minutes


  • Libe Gritz talks about the upcoming concert by the Boston Workmen's Circle's A Besere Velt chorus at Yiddish New York. The concert titled "Sing Out, Fight Back! – A Besere Velt Chorus!" takes place SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2:45 – 4:00pm At the Town and Village Synagogue, 334 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003. Libe (also known as Linda) Gritz is a leading member, often a soloist, of the chorus, which sings almost entirely in Yiddish. She is a long-time member and leader of the Boston Workmen's Circle, active in Yiddish language and culture as well as social justice. Info web site for A Besere Velt: http://circleboston.org/community-chorus Info web site for Yiddish New York: https://www.yiddishnewyork.com/ Yiddish New York special-events page with info on the concert: https://www.yiddishnewyork.com/programming/special-events-and-evening-programs/
  • Rav Myer Loketch has died, ברוך דיין אמת. From 2006 to 2009 he contributed many radio presentations on Jewish holidays for the Yiddish Voice. Tonight we re-air his presentation for Hanukkah 2006. We plan a shloyshim memorial program in Rav Loketch's memory on our Dec. 19th broadcast. Important show note: the date for the Radio Shloyshim in memory of Myer Loketch has been changed from Dec. 12, as was previously announced on this broadcast and elsewhere. The new date is Dec. 19, 2018. We regret any inconvenience.
  • Music:
    • Ben Gailing and Boy: Chanuka Brokhes
    • Moyshe Oysher: Blessing of the Candles (Brochot)
    • Dovid Kusevitsky: Shehechiyonu
    • Seymour Silbermintz & The Boys: Haneiros Hallolu - Chanuko
    • Eli Lispsker's Children's Choir and Orchestra: Mo-oz Tsur
    • Sidor Belarsky: Boruch Ato
    • A Besere Velt, Boston Workmen's Circle Yiddish Chorus: Yugnt Himen (Youth Hymn), lyrics by Shmerke Kaczerginski, music by Basye Rubin - from Youtube.com: https://youtu.be/GBIALyIbk2s
    • Jacob Barkin: Chanuko Oy Chanuko
    • Essential Voices USA: Borukh Ate Zingt der Tate
    • Pripetshik Singers: Kinder, Haynt Iz Khanike
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: December 5, 2018



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