“Voices” Named One of 25 Top Folk CDs of 2012

“Voices” Named One of 25 Top Folk CDs of 2012

Jan 07

Time for a happy dance (click “Read More”, then click on the pic to see the animation)! DJs Al Kniola and Norm Mast, hosts of WVPE’s “The Back Porch” radio show broadcasting out of Elkhart, Indiana, have named VOICES FROM THE OTHER SIDE as one of the top 25 folkmusic releases of 2012. Thanks,...

Home Front (Everything’s Alright)

Home Front (Everything’s Alright)

Nov 23

This is a video of a song I wrote in the afternoon of November 21, just a ceasefire brought Operation Pillar of Defense to a close. We’re all hoping that this ceasefire lasts longer than the last one… the agreement sounds suspiciously like the one made at the end of Operation Cast Lead four years ago. By the way, this was my first-ever homemade video created using the camera on my...

Music and Activism – My Double Life Revealed in “Israelity”

Music and Activism – My Double Life Revealed in “Israelity”

Nov 21

Israelity is a blog that focuses on “the reality of daily life in Israel.” Daily life here has been difficult lately, with Hamas rockets putting the lives of literally half of Israel’s population in danger. This recent blog post talks both about my music, and how I make it my business to speak out for my country.

“Voices From the Other Side” and the Sandy Joke That Won’t Go Away

“Voices From the Other Side” and the Sandy Joke That Won’t Go Away

Nov 09

The Jerusalem Post just ran a terrific feature article on me, and a review of “Voices From the Other Side.” With so many nice things to say, did they have to choose a headline that connected me with the superstorm that hit the northeast United States? ...

Rain? Lightning? Rockets? No Problem for Israeli Folk Fans

Rain? Lightning? Rockets? No Problem for Israeli Folk Fans

Oct 28

They used to say that the US Postal Service would get the job done despite “dark, storm, or gloom of night.” Well, in two recent concerts, Israeli folk music fans proved that they will brave anything to come out for a show. This past Thursday, I was invited to the city of Petach Tikva as part of the “Greta’s Rooftop Concerts” series. I had heard that Greta — a...