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For a long time, I was known to describe Verdi’s as “my favorite Requiem.” The first time I attended a live choral performance, I was overwhelmed by it.
That was many years ago. Since that first performance, I have listened over and over to a CD. But Monday evening I attended another live performance. And I can’t quite find the words to articulate how extraordinary it was.
So I’ll borrow from others.
Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Shabbat shalom and Chag Pesach Sameach!
When the news came from Israel today of the passing of Arik Einstein, I didn’t understand the magnitude of the loss. I didn’t know that Einstein was “Israel’s Sinatra,” as I read via The Times of Israel. I didn’t even know that Einstein was the source of one of the most beautiful Hebrew songs I know, “Ani v’Ata.”
Listen to the song below. The lyrics are available here.