by Aryeh Cohen [➚] · Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
For the hillulah* of Reb Shlomo Carlebach.
*celebration of the anniversary of his passing.
Filed under Arts & Culture, Hollywood, Judaica, Prayer, Ritual
This is great. But how is it the original jazz singer? The Jazz Singer came out 12 years earlier and included two renditions of Kol Nidre as well as an appearance by Yossele Rosenblatt as himself. No Moishe Oysher, though.
…which in turn was an adaptation of a stage play from 1925, starring George Jessel.
Okay, so it wasn’t the original Jazz Singer.
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