*

*
Hawk on a wire © Robert Sommers 2022

Sunday, February 6, 2022

New World Jews

Interesting video. Coincidentally, my mother's family from Moldova also settled in Providence. I had no idea Rhode Island had such history as a tribal way station. The fascinating story of Chaim Solomon is also new to me.
*
And since we are on the topic my wife found this and sent it to me: 


Yiddisher Black cantors
from 100 years ago rediscovered thanks to rare recording. 
Discographer Henry Sapoznik tracks down record by international Yiddish-language performer Thomas LaRue, and slips into a rabbit hole of Black Jewish history.

No comments: