Jewish Music Websites

Comprehensive Jewish Music Sites
Archives, Lyrics and Data Bases
Listening to Jewish Music
Blogs and Personal Websites
Videos
Purchasing Jewish Music
Jewish Culture
Websites in Hebrew

Additional Resources: See Song Collections. For online articles and recommended books, see "Jewish Musical Heritage - Links and References".  (All lists are arranged alphabetically). 


 Comprehensive Jewish Music Sites

Archives, Lyrics, Data Bases, Song Collections, Digital Collections and Discographies

My personal list of Song Collections

Song Sites
Chansons Yiddish
Discography of Early European Recordings of Jewish Music
Freedman Jewish Music Archive Catalog
Gerard Edery's Ladino Song Project
Hebrewsongs.Com
Invitation to Piyut
Jewish Art Music, from the Jewish Theological Seminary Library 
Judeo-Spanish Ballads from New York
Ladino Song Database
Los Desterrados - three CD's
The Milken Archive
Menke Katz's Song Book
Pan-Hispanic Ballad Project
Phonomuseum (Discography of Jewish music in Vienna)
Project Zmirot 
Tapuz Forum list of Yiddish songs (transliteration in Hebrew letters)
Yidlid
Yiddish Songs
Zemerl
אוצר השירים - מכון מעלה אדומים

Listening to Jewish Music 

Chabad.org - Jewish Music and Song
Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive
Invitation to Piyut
Jewish radio shows and podcasts - Annotated list on "Klezmershack"
Judaica Sound Archives
Online Heritage (Jerusalem National University Library – The National Sound Archives)
Save the Music
אוצר הזמר העברי
[Treasury of Hebrew Song] - Site of songs held in the IBA [Israel Broadcasting Authority] archives, including songs in Yiddish, Ladino and other Jewish ethnic languages
זמרשת [Zemereshet] - Early Hebrew songs 

Ladino
In their own voices: Women in the Judeo-Hispanic song and story
Sylvain's Sephardic Melodies
לילות טובים - Internet radio with comments in Hebrew

Yiddish

Blogs and Personal Sites

A good resource for blogs to is "Teruah" (see below). Here are a few of my favourites:
Candles of Song: Yiddish poems about mothers
Dumneazu - Bob Cohen  
Jewish Morocco
Jane Peppler has several blogs, the most recent of which is Polish Jewish Cabaret
Teruah - Jewish Music Blog
Yiddish Song of the Week
YIVO Sound Archives

Here are some personal sites containing informative articles regarding Jewish folk music:
Joel Rubin
Robert Cohen

Videos

Israel Music Heritage Project: A People and its Music [films freely accessible from the Spielberg Virtual Cinema]
Sephardics and Sephardic Songs - two videos focusing on Turkish informants
From Toledo to Jerusalem - Video of Sephardic history and song, by Yehoram Gaon (Hebrew subtitles)

Purchasing Jewish Music

Hatikvah Music
Israel-Music.com
Jewishmusic.com
Jewish Music UK
Mostly Music
Sheet Music Plus
URJ Books and Music
Yiddish Voice Store

Jewish Culture

AHEYM: The Archives of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memories
     * Videos on Youtube of the Yiddish-language interviews associated with the AHEYM project
All about Jewish Theater
American Sephardi Federation
Folk literature of the Sephardic Jews
Jewish community of Rhodes
Jewish Heritage Online Magazine
Jewish Heritage Travel Blog
Jewish Festival Sites
Kolot – Center for Jewish Women and Gender Studies
Ladino - Lengua y Cultura
Manger, Itsik - Di Verk
Ottoman-Turkish Sephardic Culture Research Center
Ritualwell. Ceremonies for Jewish Living 
Sephardic Horizons (Free online journal)
Yiddish Dance
Yiddish poetry, song, living memory
The Yiddish Voice 
2nd Avenue Online (Yiddish Theater)


 Hebrew:  קישורים