Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Great Chanukah show this Sunday

Join me for a special Chanukah preview show this Sunday, 12/18, from 10-11am Pacific Time on the Portland Yiddish Hour on 90.7fm KBOO. I'll be playing really cool Chanukah tunes from Y-Love and Yasmin Levy. I'll also be featuring Chanukah songs from the Klezmatics' Woody Guthrie Chanukah album, which came out in 2006. If you have no idea how the Klezmatics tie in with Woody Guthrie, you can find out on Sunday! hint, hint...
The Klezmatics will be in town next Tuesday, 12/20, playing at the Aladdin Theatre, btw, and you might want to check out the show if you're in the Portland area. It's going to be a great start to Chanukah.

If you're outside Portland, you can stream the show live online at

Hope you can tune in! Please send a link to this blog entry to everyone you know who might be interested.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Shameless self-promotion

Here's a link to my latest article in the Jewish Review, about my friend David Kominsky's new shul in my old neighborhood in SE Portland:

Unfortunately they didn't use the exact title I proposed, A Shul Grows in Portland, a play on the book title, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Ah well.

Comments are welcome...hint, hint, hint...