Rak Shalom shines with Broadway actor Adam Kantor
Rak Shalom, a Jewish, co-ed a cappella group at this university, sang Kol Nidre background vocals for Adam Kantor, a Jewish Broadway actor, at Hillel International’s virtual High Holiday program.
Rak Shalom booked the gig through a connection with member Sara Heckelman, a senior market...
Mezumenet is (Challah) back with new album
By Gabrielle Goldman
This university’s female Jewish a cappella group, Mezumenet, just released a vibrant new album, Imperium.
Imperium features various genres, from the rock Panic! at the Disco medley, to the Jewish liturgical song “Eshet Chayil,” to Mezumenet’s own unique parodies. For example, ...
Mezumenet’s new album opening on high note with music video release
By Morgan Politzer
Mezumenet certainly isn’t “mezzin’ around” as the university’s all-female Jewish a cappella group prepares for the launch of its new album, Mezcellaneous.
Mezcellaneous is the group’s third studio album and will be released on Spotify on April 17. The album has a total of 11 songs and ...
Rak Shalom sends off group president after final performance of semester
By Mollie Higgins
Rak Shalom, a Jewish a cappella group at this university, performed its winter concert Saturday in the Stamp Student Union to a crowd of nearly 80 people.
Founded in 2005, Rak Shalom has continued to spread its enthusiasm for singing through its diverse repertoire consisting of a mix of ...
Kol Sasson opens for international conference hosted by two universities
By Mackenzie Roche
Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson kicked off “The End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands” event at Stamp Monday with songs of unification and optimism about the Jewish people.
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group opened the event, which was hosted by the faculty of ...
Kol Sasson closes semester with winter concert
By Mollie Higgins
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group, Kol Sasson, put on its final performance of the semester Sunday at Tawes in the Ulrich Recital Hall to nearly 50 students, friends, family and alumni.
The talented group of 10 managed to make themselves sound like a much larger group ...
Mezumenet, Avirah performances showcase Jewish culture
By Ashley Peccerelli
Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group took the stage to perform at its fall concert along with an opening show of Avirah, the only Israeli dance troupe, in Van Munching Hall on Sunday.
The 12-member a cappella group sang songs in a mixture of English and Hebrew and ranged between ...
Jewish a cappella groups celebrate history, community through music
By Mackenzie Roche
Students, families, faculty and members of the Jewish community gathered Saturday night in Memorial Chapel to celebrate their heritage through a cappella performances.
Student a cappella groups Kol Sasson, Mezumenet and Rak Shalom took turns performing a variety of songs ranging from “Warr...
Mezumenet ends semester with showcase of new parodies
By Abby Wallisch
For the Mitzpeh
Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group on campus, finished off the semester with its spring concert May 7. The group showcased songs like “That's What Makes a Jewish Girl,” a parody of One Direction’s “That’s What Makes You Beautiful,” and a medley of feminism-related songs like ...
Rak Shalom announces upcoming CD, entertains audience at final concert
By Savannah Williams
“Our mission with our music is to go around and spread the love of Jewish music, and give people a meaningful performance, not just one they’ll enjoy.”
That’s senior bioengineering major Noah Bar-Shain, who joined the a cappella group Rak Shalom his second week of college, won best beatboxer ...