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What is Jewish Music?

  • Congregation Shir Hadash 20 Cherry Blossom Lane Los Gatos, CA, 95032 United States (map)

Exploring the World of Judaism: What is Jewish Music?

What is Jewish music? How is it different, or similar to the cultures it sprang from? We will taste different flavors of Jewish music from here, there, now and then in an attempt to discover what makes it Jewish - or not.

Meeka Simerly was born in Haifa, Israel, and was raised in an “ultra-secular” Zionist environment. After moving to the United States in 1995 she rediscovered her Jewish roots. She has served as the Cantor of Temple Emanu-El in San Jose since 2006.