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Mezumenet holds its fall concert for alumni, students Saturday night

By Alyson Kay For the Mitzpeh @alysonlyn The all-female Jewish a capella group Mezumenet held its fall concert in Memorial Chapel on Saturday night. The group sang eight songs with an intermission after the fourth song. About 100 people ventured to the chapel to watch the group perform. Most of the audience members were students from this ...

The Orthobox Back at Maryland for NextNOW Fest

By Senaya Savir @senayasavir Staff Writer   This past February, University of Maryland alumnus Joshua Leviton, famously known as “The Orthobox,”  went to Los Angeles to perform in front of the judges on “America’s Got Talent.” In May 2015, Leviton, a senior at the time, was preparing for the Art Attack concert where ...

Review: Rak Shalom Releases New Album ‘Paradigm’ Worth a Listen

By Dovid Fisher For the Mitzpeh @DovidFisher Filled with joyous tunes, clever mashups and song covers, Rak Shalom’s latest album Paradigm, replete with 13 songs, delivers. The album is the fifth produced by Rak Shalom, a Jewish student a cappella group, which strives to release one album every two years. Paradigm features songs ...

10 Top Jewish Musicians

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag With the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival underway, now is the ideal time to celebrate the Jewish musicians who have had an impact on the history of music. Much like the music festival, which offers an array of ska, hip hop, gypsy folk and klezmer music, the artists are a mesh of tradit...

Conversation with headlining band of Washington Jewish Music Festival — Golem

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag As a part of the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival—the Gypsy, Yiddish, klezmer, funk, fusion band Golem will grace Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on May 14. I talked with the founder of Golem, Annette Ezekiel Kogan, about everything from the dance club vibe of their upcoming set at Sixth ...

Seven Jewish a cappella choirs to perform at annual showcase

By Jamie Weissman The University of Maryland’s Hillel is hosting its annual a cappella showcase concert Nov. 8 as part of Hillel’s family weekend. University groups Mezumenet, Rak Shalom and Kol Sasson will take the stage at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for a night of performances to benefit Hillel. "It's an incredible ...