L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere!

L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere! is a new monthly on-line  program being inaugurated in August 2020 by the Colorado Hebrew Chorale via Zoom. Scroll down the page for recordings of previous sessions.


Monday, October 5, 2020

7:30 p.m. MDT

 L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – India!

during the Hebrew month of Tishri, during the festival of Sukkoth, attendees will “travel” to India  together with Rahel Musleah.

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Through the vivid prism of her family’s story, Rahel Musleah introduces audiences to the distinctive heritage of the Jews of India and Iraq. The seventh generation of a Calcutta family, she traces her roots to seventeenth‑century Baghdad. Through song and story, she offers a rare and intimate view of a rich culture little-known to most. Rahel is an award-winning journalist, author, singer, speaker, and educator. She also leads Jewish heritage tours of India informed by her distinctive “insider’s” perspective. She lives in Roslyn Heights, NY, and is passing down the legacy of the Baghdadi-Indian Jewish community to her two children, Shira and Shoshana.

Rahel’s Spicy Indian Cocktail Recipes

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Information: (303)355-0232, info@coloradohebrewchorale.org

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Picture of Lamen MlotekMonday, November 9, 2020

7:30 p.m. MDT

             L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anatevka!

presented by Zalmen Mlotek, Music Director of  “Fiddler ” in Yiddish,  2018 – 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020 – To be announced

Sponsorship of L’Chaim is by the friends and supporters of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, SCFD (the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District), CCI (Colorado Creative Industries), and the Union Pacific Foundation.

Recorded Monday evening, August 17, 2020, 7:30 p.m. MDT,

Cantor Roth, active on and off the bimah as an educator, performer, and conductor, holds degrees from Indiana University North Texas University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is also a certified Rhythm ‘N’ Ruach facilitator. She has served the Summit, New Jersey community as Cantor of Congregation Ohr Shalom/ the Summit JCC since 1991, and has been a frequent presenter at the annual North American Jewish Choral Festival.  

Recipe: Sabich a la Janet

Recommended wine pairing: Morgado da Vila Pet Nat, a naturally fermented and unfiltered white wine from Portugal.

Song Sheets for Monday, August 17, 2020

Files that say “3 Columns” have Hebrew, translation and transliteration. If you want the sheet music, open the files that say “Full Score”

Rinah 3 Columns     Rinah – Full Score

Detzember 3 Columns  Detzember – Full Score

Aryeh Aryeh 3 Columns    Aryeh, Aryeh – Full Score



Recorded Monday September 14, 2020

Dr. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge and of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne’s Center for Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Studies at INALCO on ‘Jewish Women’s Songs from Northern Morocco: Core Role and Function of a Forgotten Repertoire’ received ‘félicitations du jury’.

In 2012, she founded KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive to collect, digitize, classify, and analyze contemporary and historical sound recording of Moroccan Jews. Her publications focus on narratives of power and transmission as well as the negotiation of minority status and gender relations through music in Morocco.

Vanessa is active musician, having performed in numerous festivals around the world and has frequently appeared in documentaries, radio and television, including PBS, France24 and Al Jazeera International.     

Menu for Yehi Ratzon Seder

Vanessa Paloma song sheet



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