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This Hasidic Singer Chose Faith Over Touring With Adele

After reaching the number four spot on the UK music charts ten years ago, Alex Clare had to make an important decision. He was offered a spot touring with new superstar Adele, but since some of the tour dates were on Shabbos, he passed on touring with her. His record label was tolerant for a […]

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This Orthodox Jew Reunited The Monkees And Toured With A Beatle

As the son of a Holocaust-surviving cantor, David Fishof spent his childhood surrounded by Jewish liturgical music. Then as a young adult, he added in rock ‘n roll. Fishof grew up in Hackensack, New Jersey and attended Breuer’s Yeshiva in Washington Heights. “I had a brother Joey who was a graduate of Yeshiva University. He […]

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Nissim Black Returns to New York For Musical Tour

Nissim Black, the former gangsta rapper who is now an Orthodox Jewish father of six in Beit Shemesh, Israel, returned to New York last week to headline concerts in Passaic, NJ and at the Israeli Consulate in New York. Along his journey, he has taken rap music and imbued it with spirituality, bringing his creative […]

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How Instagram is Giving Orthodox Jewish Women a Place to Sing

While the centuries-old prohibition of women singing in front of men may have historically kept some women from launching careers in music, the outlet of Instagram is providing a surprising new venue for talent. While a decade ago the idea of such a platform setting the stage for success would have been unheard of, today’s […]

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Meet the Haredi Singer Grandson of Hollywood Actor Steven Hill

19-year-old Yanky Hill flew back to Jerusalem this week after spending time in Ukraine and then New York with friends. As a singer who is making his own way, despite the family footsteps of his brother Singer Ari Hill and his grandfather, actor Steven Hill, he recently released a song in Yiddish and Hebrew called […]

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