The Nine Lives of ‘Hava Nagila’

A new documentary looks at the many iterations of the popular tune, from Hasidic niggun to American kitsch

Don’t Call It a Comeback, Hava Nagila

Aly Raisman may have revived a tune

Daybreak: Aly Raisman Wins Gold and Bronze

Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning

Hear Israel

When the Weavers recorded the popular Israeli folk song ‘Tzena Tzena’ in 1950, they did more than legitimize a strain of musical culture; they introduced Israel to a generation of young Americans

‘Hava Nagila’

‘Anander Mol, Anander Veig,’ day by day

Anander Mol, Anander Veig

Another Time, Another Way: Tablet Magazine’s Hanukkah album, remixed versions of holiday and Jewish classics

Fusion Confusion

A new CD claims to shine a light on a secret chapter in black-Jewish music history, but the secret is long out

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