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The New, Hip Music Mavens

…like? Listen up. Chana Rothman Rothman picked up a guitar at 15, and wrote her first song at 17 — an experience she described as “a magical, chemical equation.” For…

Exile

…and shaking them so clumps of dirt fell into the parsley. Another woman was trying to convince Chana, who ran the fruit stand, to give her eight clementines for the…

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg on Bewilderments

…by God. Curious about her approach, Rabbi Chana Thompson Shor spoke to Dr. Zornberg via email. What most surprised you while you were exploring BaMidbar in preparation for writing Bewilderments?…

Happening

…now, at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, 90 Orchard St., New York. NY,(212)431-0233; www.tenement.org The Song of Songs, interpreted. Chana Bloch’s translation, adapted for the stage by director Naomi…

Happening

…is the third bilingual volume of folk music compiled by ethnomusicologist and folklorist Eleanor (Chana) Mlotek and her husband, writer Joseph Mlotek. The 300-page collection is $19.95 from The Workmen’s…

When Debbie Friedman Helped Me Find My Voice

…staring up at the PowerPoint screen, the newest innovation in summer camp songleading. I’m Co-Head Songleader at URJ Kutz Camp with my friend Chana Rothman. As summer often is, this…

Karate

…continued. “As I begin to get some control over my body, I begin to control my own life. “Karate has changed my perception of what is possible.” Chana Forse is…

Debbie Friedman Helped Me Find My Voice

Chana Rothman. As summer often is, this summer of 2005 is a threshold, a resting place between college and the real world, on the cusp of personal change. After many…

Upstanders

…  “Singer/songwriter Chana Rothman (left) and Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer, Director of Education at HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, participate in the Jewish Rally for Refugees in…

Happening

…Jewish women searching for role models, and celebrates the achievements of Devorah, Beruriah, Gracia Mendesa, Gluckel von Hamlen, Emma Lazarus, Emma Goldman, Chana Szenes, Ida Kaminska, and Golda Meir. The…