L'Chaim  !

Israeli and Jewish Folk Songs

a celebration of life


Jerusalem, City Of Gold
   Yerushalayim Shel Zahav Kol Aviv ensemble
   Jérusalaïm Shel Zahav Groupe Adama
   Jerusalem en Or Compagnons de la Chanson

The New Jerusalem Mosaic

 
    Dodi Li (traditional)
    Dodi Li Naomi Zuri
(from Song of Songs)
Dodi li vani lo haroé b'chochanim.
Mi zot ola min hamidbar mi zot ola.
Libaftini akhoti kala libaftini kala.
Ouri tsafon hou boï mitéman.

Belz, my village of Belz
   Traditional cantor
   Compagnons de la Chanson
   Talila
   Csardas
   Lerner ork. (Catskills klezmer)
   Lerner orchestra variation
   Al Jolson   (That wonderful girl of mine)
Belz... mayn shtetle Belz,
Mayn heymele dort
Vu ikh hob mayne kindersche yorn farbracht.

Archives of Kibbutz Dovrat/Davrat

Yiddish Songs & Dances
   Tumbalalaika Adama Toum bala toum bala toum balalaïka (2x)
Toum balalaïka, shpil balalaïka
Balalaïka freylekh zol zayn !
   My Yiddishe Mama Silverman choir
   Mayn Yidishe Mame Talila
   Fiddler on the Roof Adama
   Rabbi Jacob's Dance Adama
   Yidl mitn Fidl, Molly Picon (RealVideo 380k)
La musique Klezmer, qu'est-ce que c'est que ça ?
   Yiddish CDs recorded 1933-1938


Adama dance ensemble
Israeli Dances
   Mazal Tov Adama "Good luck !" 
   Mazal Tov Silverman orchestra
   Shalom Alehim Adama "Peace to you !"
   Shalom Israel Talila
   Dodim Kala Kol Aviv 
   Ginat Egoz Kol Aviv
   Halahat Kol Aviv
   Hava Nagilah Orphans' choir
   Hava Nagila Adama
   Hava Nagila Lerner orchestra
   Chibolet folk ensemble 
   Lech lech l'Amidbar "To the desert !"
   Mayim Martha Schlamme  "Water"
Purim at Kibbutz Dovrat/Davrat


HaTikvah ("Hope", the national anthem of Israel)
   Silverman orchestra
   Adama choir


Shalom !
 
 


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Photographs at Kibbutz Dovrat/Davrat by Roger Wiesenbach
 
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