“Shoshanas Yaakov” With Berel Zucker
Special for Purim: Chabad keyboardist Yossi Cohen from Crown Heights and the “Kapelle Choir”, in collaboration with Chabad Info, are proud to present a new series of original Chabad Niggunim, titled ‘Zog a Nigun”. Listen to the Niggun ‘Shoshanas Yaakov’, composed by the chassid Reb Shalom Chritonov – A Shochat from Nikolaev, performed by singer and cantor Reb Berl Zucker accompanied by the Kapelle Choir • Listen
What’s Wrong With Non-Chassidishe Music?
It is hard to agree with the kana’us (zealotry) for Chabad niggunim exclusively and the dismissal of other niggunim. It’s one thing when it’s a farbrengen or davening, but what about in one’s free time – what’s the big problem with singing Jewish or Chassidic songs that add chayus and simcha to one’s avodas Hashem? Beis Moshiach magazine tackled this question in a special one on one with Rabbi Sholom Jacobson OBM • Full Story
Renowned Chazzan Releases New Album
Well-known chazzan, Rabbi Dovid Caytak, has released a new album of Chabad niggunim, following high demand after the release of his first album. The album, titled ‘Mizmor LeDovid’, contains several moving renditions of Chabad classics. Rabbi Caytak resides in Yerushalayim and is the yearly Baal Tefillah in Moscow’s Marina Roscha synagogue, under the auspices of Chief Rabbi and Head Shliach, Rabbi Berel Lazar • Full Story, Audio
French Singer Revamps Beloved Niggun
Following his release of the niggun “Harninu”,French Chabad singer Menachem Levy released a new single from his ‘Rebbe’s Nigunim’ album, filled with fresh, innovative covers of these priceless niggunim, which he has compiled over the years in honor of his birthday. Menachem previously contributed to the well known album ‘Chabad’ by composer Moshe Laufer • Video