Jewish Holiday Remix explores the hidden and the holy in the music of our holidays. We’ll look at the themes and unexpected connections hiding just beneath the surface of some of our favorite holiday songs as well as contemporary songs that are re-interpreting holidays in new and exciting ways.
About the Hosts
Jacob “Spike” Kraus is a 28 year old singer/songwriter, educator & innovator. Now based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jacob serves as the Artist in Residence at Temple Israel of West Bloomfield. His music has been included in the cantorial curriculum of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, and is featured by Jewish Rock Radio & PJ Library. Originally from Boston Massachusetts, Jacob has been song leading for over a decade at synagogues, day schools, and summer camps. Now he spends his summers touring Jewish summer camps across North America – performing, teaching, and just being generally “camp-ful”.
Showtimes: Mondays at 12 PM Eastern, 11 AM Central, and Thursdays at 8 PM Eastern, 7 PM Central
Episode 2: Purim
- Hadar and Sheldon “Body is a Temple”
- Beth Schafer “Im Ein Ani Li Mi Li”
- Josh Goldberg “I Am Enough“
- Joanie Leeds “RBG”
- Alan Goodis “Stand Up (Chazak Ve’ematz)”
- Kenneth Lyonswright “Seek It Out”
- Ellen Allard “Be Holy, Hear the Whisper”
- Charlie Kramer “We Will Rise”
Episode 1: Tu BiShvat
- Noam Katz “Nature Blessing”
- Josh Warshawsky “Na’ar Hayiti”
- Six13 “Dodi Li“
- Chaval Mirel “Stand Up”
- Noah Diamonstein “Lo Alecha“
- Peri Smilow “Eitz Chayim Hi”
- Dan Nichols “My Heart Is In The East”
- Nick May “Be Heard”
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