An academic meeting place created by the International Forum for Jewish Music Studies (IFJMS) for communication, information, discussion for scholars, archivists and practitioners in all aspects of Jewish music and a platform for continuing activity.

Conversations on Zoom

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    • #32429

      Geraldine Auerbach

      Dear Friends and Colleagues.

      Welcome to the new International Forum for Jewish Music Studies. As you know the Forum launches Tuesday, 23 June 2020, with ‘Conversations on Zoom’ (COZ) where scholars, practitioners and archivists engage in dialogue on their work, interests and approaches.

      To join the conversation with the log-in details go to

      23 June 2020
      Dr Naomi Cohn Zentner with Professor Eliyahu Schleifer

      30 June 2020
      Cantor Matt Austerklein with Cantor Abraham Lubin

      Conversations on Zoom take place on Tuesday’s (09:00 Los Angeles; 12.00 New York; 17:00 UK; 18:00 Hannover; 19:00 Jerusalem time) (see more details in the attachment)

      To book your own ‘Conversation’, pick a date, and a partner and get in touch. Contact me to fit this in to the weekly Tuesday COZ programme.

      If you have any queries, please get in touch

      Invite your friends to join the International Forum for Jewish Music Studies, instructions here.

      Read the first newsletter here: )

      We look forward to ‘seeing’ you at COZ

      Mark, Sarah, Martha and Geraldine


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    • #32674

      Geraldine Auerbach

      To Members of the Jewish Music Group

      We are excited that ‘Conversations on Zoom’ launches tomorrow, Tuesday 23 June (09:00 Los Angeles; 12.00 New York; 17:00 UK; 18:00 Hannover, 19:00 Jerusalem time)

      Dr Naomi Cohn Zentner will be talking to professor Eliyahu Schliefer about Sailing Through Long Liturgical Texts: Ashkenazi Cantorial Renditions of Malchuyot, Zichronot, and Shofarot on Rosh Hashanah. When they have explored this together, they will invite discussion from all who have tuned in to listen to the Conversation.

      This is the link to Join the Zoom Meeting 
      (Clicking the long link above should take you right in to the zoom meeting. If you need the meeting ID and password: Meeting ID: 965 6333 9059    Password: 120365. If you require phone-in details you can see these on the Jewish music group on Humanities commons here )

      Many more ‘Conversations’ on the following Tuesdays at this time, are already in the pipeline – open the ‘COZ ongoing’ attachment to see some of them. If you would like to arrange your own COZ you can see what dates are free here and contact me at

      We look forward to seeing you at COZ tomorrow.Mark Kligman, Sarah Ross, Martha Stellmacher, Geraldine Auerbach
      International Forum for Jewish Music Studies

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    • #32805

      Martha Stellmacher

      The recording of the first Conversation on Zoom (Professsor Eliyahu Schleifer and Dr Naomi Cohn-Zentner, 23 June 2020) as well as the Powerpoint Presentation is available for download here.

      Many thanks to both speakers and the large audience (more than 70 participants)!

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