This category covers traditional religious Jewish music as well as other styles such as klezmer.
Please submit entries for Klezmer performers to the sub-category Klezmer/Bands_and_Artists. Please submit entries for cantors to the sub-category Chazzanut.
Websites dedicated to performers of Jewish music.
Please submit entries for Klezmer performers to the sub-category Klezmer/Bands_and_Artists. Please submit entries for cantors to the sub-category Chazzanut.
Chazzanut is Jewish religious music as sung in the Synagogue.
'Klezmer' is a Yiddish contraction of the Hebrew words 'kley' (instrument) and 'zemer' (song). Opposed to the respected 'musikant', 'klezmer' qualified an illiterate musician, unable to read notes and playing traditional music by ear. Nowadays, the term is rather laudatory for the musicians and qualifies also the traditional Jewish music of Eastern Europe, as well as all its modern derivatives.
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.