Friday, October 31, 2014

Kinderlach Sing Rechnitz Medley

The Kinderlach during Sukkos 5775, on Israel's Channel 20, sing a medley, of songs composed by Reb Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz of Los Angeles.

Yitschak Meir Sings "Chelek Eloka MiMaal"

Lekutie Amarim Tanya, beginning of Perk Beis:

ונפש השנית בישראל היא חלק אלו-ה ממעל ממש
The second, uniquely Jewish, soul is truly “a part of G-d above,”

כמו שכתוב: ויפח באפיו נשמת חיים
as it is written “And He (G-d) blew into his nostrils a soul of life”

ואתה נפחת בי
 “You blew it into me.”

וכמו שכתוב בזוהר:) מאן דנפח מתוכיה נפח)
(It is written in the Zohar,) “He who blows, blows from within him,”

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From the performance at Zappa Jerusalem on 24 Adar II, 5774 / March 25, 2014.



Bennett on Sky News Rejects "Apartheid" Term for Israel

Naftali Bennett on England's Sky News: "You can't preach us about apartheid when British citizens are being killed on the streets of London."

90 Second Dvar Torah: Lech Lecha

Benny Friedman and Choni Milecki deliver their now weekly Dvar Torah, this week on Parshas Lech Lecha.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dedi Sings Anovim & More at Concert for Blev Echad

Purim 5774/2014.

Tensions Between Obama, Netanyahu

An unnamed Obama administration official was quoted in the Atlantic magazine insulting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over a host of controversial issues. CBS News Corespondent Major Garrett reports on how White House officials are rejecting the language but not the message.

The Best Bartender Ever

Bartender gets high on his own supply.

Shragy Gestetner Sings Tanya at a Simcha in Israel

Tishrei in Crown Heights 5775

Video by Avraham Edery.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Parrot Attacks and Bites Violinist

From the author: "Footage of when our parrot attacked my husband. His response 'When the parrot saw me on the floor he exclaimed - you fell down!

 I was unexpectedly attacked by my daughter parrot while playing the Titanic music on the violin. The bird actually laughed right after the incident. Endowed with extraordinary skills an traces of bipolar behavior, Kiki loves to dance to the Titanic movie version of "My heart will go on" This time, his festive mood changed unexpectedly during my practice. The bird acted like possessed by some evil force, laughing and talking and asking why I was on the floor. Perhaps he did not like the music, who knows.

I actually went down playing, like the violinist on the Titanic, Slowly and graciously, hurting and bleeding. holding the fiddle in one hand and the bow in the other, protecting my 19th century English fiddle. I am a coward, those musicians of the Titanic were brave heroes! A horrible painful experience that requires plastic surgery'"

Avraham Fried Sings Aleh Katan Sheli

At a Concert in Be'er Sheva on August 14, 2014.