Classics For Kids

Jewish Composers

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Classics for Kids celebrates Chanukah with music by Jewish composers through the ages, including the American composers Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin.

WQXR Features

Webcast: A Chanukah Celebration Across the Globe

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Watch the archived video webcast from The Greene Space of a special Chanukah event featuring music from four different continents.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Music from Israel for Chanukah

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Young Artists Showcase this week returns to the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse in Israel, continuing a show Chanukah tradition since 2000.


WQXR Features

The Eight Nights of Chanukah

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In a series of radio vignettes, at 7 pm each night of Chanukah, WQXR’s Naomi Lewin tells the stories and talks about the customs of the holiday.

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WQXR Features

A Chanukah Musical Celebration

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tonight at 5:30 pm, hear how the spirit of Chanukah is richly reflected in the folk melodies and songs from countries across the globe where Jews have lived and worshiped for centuries.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Chanukah Special: At the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Continuing a Young Artists Showcase Chanukah tradition, we return to the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse in Israel, which, like the Young Artists Showcase, is in search for the best young talent.

To start, Keshet faculty pianist Dan Deutsch accompanies cellist Michal Beck in the first movement of Brahms’ Sonata in E Minor. The program continues with violinist Lea Birringer playing Hindemith’s Sonata in D, followed by Bizet's Carmen Fantasy performed on viola by Dana Zemtsov.

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WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Hanukkah Lights 2012
Airs Saturday, December 8 at 12pm on AM 820 and 3pm on 93.9 FM
A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

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Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

The Holiday Party the Cold War Hijacked

Friday, December 23, 2011

On December 27, 1951, the Brownsville Boy's Club hosted  5,000 children to an inter-faith party at the 106th Regiment Armory in Brooklyn. 

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The New Canon

Hebrew Hammers with Judd Greenstein

Friday, December 16, 2011

This Friday at 1 pm, The New Canon gets a head start on Chanukah by exploring the immense influence Jewish composers have had on music on the whole, in conversation with composer Judd Greenstein.



Press Release of the Day: Candles That Smell Like Burgers

Thursday, December 02, 2010

As with our inaugural press-release-of-the-day item yesterday, this one combines two things that publicists absolutely love -- invoking holiday spirit, and attaching an important social cause (hunger, autism) to a merchandising opportunity.

"With eight nights of giving, it’s easy to run out of gift ideas for that hard-to-buy for person. Let the aroma of steam-grilled-on-a-bed-of-onions fill the house this Hanukkah season by giving White Castle's Original slider®-scented candle as a quirky, yet distinctive Hanukkah gift.

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New Yorkers Go Donuts For Chanukah Treats

Friday, December 11, 2009

The eight-day festival of lights known as Chanukkah starts tonight, and that means tasty holiday delicacies.

At Moishe's Bakery in the East Village, sufganiyot are selling like...donuts during Chanukah.

Employees at the bake shop say they've sold hundreds of the ...