After heartfelt discussions, the rabbi of New York City’s Central Synagogue has decided to take a one year break from singing Carlebach’s music.
It’s like pledging never to buy German products; as a Jew, why shouldn’t I enjoy my German-made dishwasher?
Rabbi Menachem Creditor met Neshama Carlebach 10 years ago. Now they are getting married.
Colin Kaepernick’s protest over the ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ echoes an ongoing dispute over wording in the Israeli national anthem. Jane Eisner writes about how these controversial texts can be repaired.
Spurred on by the conflict between Israel and Hamas and by reports of anti-Semitic incidents worldwide, musical duo Neshama Carlebach and Josh Nelson have produced a music video calling for peace and love.
Even in high school, Karen Skinazi knew her classmate Neshama had something special — and not just because she was Shlomo Carlebach’s daughter.
Neshama Carlebach didn’t want to respond to the flood of hatred that greeted her announcement that she found a spiritual home in the Reform movement. Until now.
Neshama Carlebach says she has felt like a ‘refugee from Orthodoxy’ for the past couple of decades. The daughter of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach explains why she is now a reform Jew.
As Jews prayed over the destruction of the Temple, here was a Tisha B’Av service unlike any other: Neshama Carlebach and Basya Schechter singing of hope and mourning.
When Neshama Carlebach recently recorded for us a slightly different, more inclusive version of Hatikvah (one first suggested by our language columnist, Philologos), the reaction from some was predictably pretty negative. As one commenter succinctly put it, “Israel is not a binational state. It is the national homeland of the Jewish people. I’d rather Israel be a Jewish state than a democratic one, if a choice must be made. Leave Hatikvah alone. Leave the Israeli flag alone.”