Tuesday, September 02, 2008

9/2/08 Link Dump

Hold the date! Speaking of Lipa... he's got a non-singing performance with the circus on Cool Hamoed. Its non-singing because he won't sing in front of mixed-seating audiences. Obviously, there's a world of difference between "singing" in front of a mixed audience as opposed to acting. [/sarcasm}

Jack posts about Yosef Karduner's Shir Lama'alos. You can buy the official Karduner songbook here.

MO Chassid is taking back the shul.

Michoel Pruzansky has a new music video. The concept behind the song, that someone was miraculously saved from a suicide bombing at Sabarro's in Jerusalem and from the 9/11 attacks appears to be based on an internet hoax. The person this allegedly happened to was killed in the Sabarro's attack.

Vos Iz Neias links "Israeli Chabad Spokesman Speaks Out On The Ramifications Of Banning Kosher Entertainment."

Emes V'emunah posts about the Lipa color war break-out in "Mocking the Gedolim."

YNET writes about Menachem Herman's latest in "Hasid of Rock & Roll."

Mentalblog links to a Guardian article about Menachem Toker's 'Chassidic Idol'"The Upcoming Voice" contest.

Benny Friedman's learned a few things about Romania. He obviously didn't find any kosher mamelige.

Here's a great story: "Ailing Singer Pledges Refunds."

People are posting complaints about Oorah's Kars-for-Kids program at the Complaints Board. Speaking of Oorah... they're apparently suing Marvin Shick.

Stereo Sinai posts about Israeli singer Yonatan Razel.

Jewschool posts "New Music Alert: Eprhyme."