Daniel Pearl World Music Day with Sinai Temple

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. CA 90024

For the first time, the Jewish Music Commission of LA is joining with Sinai Temple in presenting the 2015 Daniel Pearl Music Day for World Peace. 


12th Annual Beverly Hills International Music Festival

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00pm - Monday, August 10, 2015 - 8:00pm
Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills; Greystone Mansion

The twelfth(!) year of the BHIMF promisises to be as great as before.  See you there!


Martin Chalifour and Steven Vanhauwaert Return!

Martin Chalifour
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:30pm
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA 91436

Martin Chalifour, Concertmaster of the Los Angleles Philharmonic, and Steven Vanhauwaert, internationally renowned pianist, return for another exciting recital of recital of classic and modern masterpieces.


Laurie Rubin Recital - World Premiere "Light of the Senses" by Michael Isaacson

Laurie Rubin, mezzo=soprano, in recital
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA 91436

Mezzo-soprano LAURIE RUBIN in a recital of old, new and familiar songs, and A WORLD PREMIERE!


HANUKKAH! with the Jewish Cultural Revival Band MOSTLY KOSHER

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Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 2:30pm
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA 91436


May his memory be for a blessing!

The Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles
Valley Beth Shalom
invite you to celebrate


Presenting the
Jewish Cultural Revival Band

and opening with the
Jewish Community Children’s Choir



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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 7:30pm
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino

World Premiere

Russell Stainberg's
Sacred Transitions
Songs on Meditations by Harold M. Schulweis


Richard A. Braun, MD, and Elaine Gill Join NMS Advisory Board

Neighborhood Music School Advisory Board<

The Helfman Institute Today

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 8:00pm - Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 8:00pm

Cantor Baron's remarks at Shabbat Shira January 25, 2013 tell the remarkable journey of the Max Helfman Institute for New Jewish Music.


The New Jewish Community Children’s Choir Resumes

The Jewish Community Children's Choir is starting the Spring semester, with a new Westside location added!!

Click here for the latest information.

Musings on Being a Helfman Fellow

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I grew up hearing stories about Max Helfman and enjoying his memorable melodies. My family still sings his candle blessing melody and beautiful Havdalah service. To be a part of a twenty-first century rededication to the creation of Jewish music, in Max Helfman’s memory, is a truly tremendous honor. more

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HANUKKAH! with the Jewish Cultural Revival Band MOSTLY KOSHER
Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Martin Chalifour & Edward Vanhauwaert Recital Valley Beth Shalom March 15th 2:30 PM Tickets (818) 788-6000 — Thu, March 5, 2015
@newjmusic Martin Chalifour & Steven Vanhauwaert Recital 3/15/15 2:30 PM Valley Beth Shalom Tickets (818) 788-6000) Don't miss this! — Mon, February 23, 2015
@JewishmusicLA Laurie Rubin in recital 3/2/15 at Valley Beth Shalom - World Premiere Songs by Michael Isaacson (818) 788-6000 — Sun, February 22, 2015
@newjmusic Rabbi Schulweis z"l dies, concert cancelled. Mostly Kosher recorded this tribute:https://t.co/xZrZTePCW5 — Tue, December 23, 2014
@newjmusic MOSTLY KOSHER this Sunday Don't miss this terrific concert cheap tickets, call VBS 818-788-6000 http://t.co/NvJ6Z1AKzK — Wed, December 17, 2014
@newjmusic Celebrate Hanukkah - Jewish Cultural Revival Band MOSTLY KOSHER December 21 Valley Beth Shalom http://t.co/6Vf6Ql5sm4 — Mon, November 10, 2014
@TheMadBrand Slander you saying today that US border guards shooting people out of frustration was like Israel soldiers in Gaza. — Tue, November 4, 2014
@newjmusic Another smash hit last Sunday ! Yale Strom & Friends' "Songs of Sarajevo" had them dancing in the aisles ! http://t.co/6Vf6Ql5sm4 — Mon, November 3, 2014
@newjmusic Tribute to Daniel Pearl - Songs of Sarajevo: Music of the Jews, Muslims and Christians 10/26/14 http://t.co/nfR2aoPmJb — Thu, September 18, 2014
@newjmusic 11th Annual Beverly Hills International Chamber Music Festival Aug 1 - 10. the go-to destination this summer. — Wed, July 23, 2014

Aminadav Aloni z"l was one of the key inspirational forces which led to the establishment of the Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles.

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