Monthly Archives: May 2019

Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh

 

Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh

 

If you haven’t seen Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh sing, please watch:

 

(https://youtu.be/g9VjiTDbVDk)

 

 

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Rampant Antisemitism

 

Rampant Antisemitism (Randyjw; May 29, 2019)

 

Anti-semitic sentiment bears its fruit in influence and actions. Much as we would like to think that the degree and tone of an individual’s public expression to their commitment of non-prejudice toward all people might be true, it’s rather difficult to accept the excuses given, the non-apologetic justifications and back-pedalling, and all else that passes for non-pc-speak, by our elected representatives, officials, the spinners of propaganda passing for news, and those entrusted to uphold our constitutional values.

 

This should especially be true in our education system today, given how hard our nation has fought each other on the issues of equality, the right to vote, etc.

 

I must say that I cannot accept that most universities today continue to allow blatant hostility to its Jewish students to continue. If student clubs receive budgets for their activities through the school, and if that agenda includes sponsoring convicted terrorists as speakers on-campus; If the selfsame speaker has ties to, sympathizes with, or has even committed terrorist acts; if the US Department of State has listed such an affiliated group as a terrorist organization; is the material support and comfort given to this person or endeavor a treasonous act to our country?

 

If a faculty department of a university, which is comprised of teachers employed by such school, engages in such behavior; discriminates against students, particularly Jews wishing to study abroad at an Israeli campus by rescinding a previously agreed commitment to write a letter of recommendation for such study, upon learning that it would take place in (Jewish) Israel; if antisemitic violence against Jewish students, harassment of Jewish students by other students; if a collective body of students under their club, or student government promote such discrimination against pro-Israel Jews:

 

Besides lip service paid by the administration of such universities in simply stating that their administration does not share such values…

 

Isn’t it obvious that they do, if they will allow such actions to keep on? Isn’t silent agreement an act of complicity, in itself?

 

That is why, despite a Universities’ stated position, I still leave them on my listings, for having allowed the Jews to have to go through such things, here in America, as well as around the world.

 

See:

“What You Do To Jews”:

https://newsnotes1.wordpress.com/2016/08/20/what-you-do-to-jews/

 

See (Updated June 5, 2019):

Stellar, Richard. “UCLA: No place for Jews?”. jewishjournal.com (Opinion); September 1, 2016:

(https://jewishjournal.com/opinion/189501/)

 

 

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Book Review Corrects Revisionist History

 

Book Review Corrects Revisionist History (Randyjw; May 27, 2019)

 

This book review by Raymond Ibrahim corrects the historical account, to a great extent, between competing versions of the past, which vie for our attention, today:

 

(https://www.raymondibrahim.com/2019/05/24/reversing-the-roles-of-crusade-and-jihad/)

 

 

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US Vets

 

US Vets (Randyjw; May 11, 2019)

 

FREEDOM. LIBERTY.

What would you give for these? Ask

any vet you see…

 

 

MEMORIAL DAY – – May 27, 2019 (Randyjw; May 5, 2019)

 

 

Star Spangled Banner As You’ve Never Heard It:

mona rose

Published on Jul 6, 2013

(https://youtu.be/YaxGNQE5ZLA)

 

 

 

Freedom Is Not Free – A poem by Kelly Strong:

CoquiDave

Published on Oct 12, 2006

(https://youtu.be/jHl5Pf6mc60)

 

 

 

Memorial Day Tribute:

Dennis Henry

Published on May 23, 2013

(https://youtu.be/NOcl17HIa7c)

 

 

 

TAPS:

Norick Hapa_On_A_Moto

Published on Dec 9, 2015

(https://youtu.be/nb2EDrrqgOk)

 

 

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Calm

Calm (Randyjw; May 26, 2019)

 

Like Saul to David,

calmed with tender, soothing tones

played on the kinnor.

 

 

These songs by Yehuda Katz have a rather collective, soothing effect:

 

Yehuda Katz – Bachatzi Halayla (Midnight Escape):

(https://youtu.be/u0UN_06tess?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

This next one is by Shlomo Katz:

Shlomo Katz- Od Yishama (There Will Be Heard) (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/_DbMc-xbYOQ?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Woman of Wisdom and Valor (Eshet Chayil) (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/nb73TalRKYw?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – B’Simchah Rabah (We’re So Happy) (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/d30TDPPxs3A?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Calling Out to You (Elecha) (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/cH_Vv9Sr9qc?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz V’hamagal –  Libi U’b’sari:

(https://youtu.be/wEQYpCcnmnE?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Loving Life (Mi Ha’Ish):

(https://youtu.be/geMyb2pImuM?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Reflecting Light (K’Gavnah):

(https://youtu.be/UWOz_gWJXP4?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – All Together (composed by Meir Banai, Yair Nitzani):

(https://youtu.be/b7X_ENnjvNw?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Purple Royalty (Shoshanah Ya’Akov):

(https://youtu.be/ygEvI8SrXgo?list=PLMsoBWRyDM56WNWnS31I7XJ5VIQbRoAXZ)

 

Yehuda Katz – Dancing in Mezeritch:

(https://youtu.be/qhooIOY71RY)

 

Yehuda Katz – Hand in Hand (Yamin V’Smol) (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/5so_kNsFDlE)

 

Yehuda Katz – Nigun Lewis (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/7Yvh0Pgsgk4)

 

Yehuda Katz – You Are the Kind (composed by Reb Shlomo Carlebach):

(https://youtu.be/YHAezU-oMhE)

 

Or:

https://newsnotes1.wordpress.com/2016/03/05/shema-yisrael/

 

 

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The Who: Moving On Tour (US) – Travelzoo Special Members Only Offer

The Who: Moving On Tour (US) – Travelzoo Special Members Only Offer (Randyjw; May 26, 2019)

(Reposted from Travelzoo; May 26, 2019)

 

This is an exclusive special-pricing offer brought to you by Travelzoo and special deal expert, Erin Mara. This goes through memberdeals.com/experience club.

 

So, join Travelzoo, become a member (it’s free), and see, do, experience, travel, and enjoy — so much more, for less ($)!

 

With this Who concert, you get:

Great Rates, help a great cause, and with two tickets purchased, receive a music download or cd of new music by The Who.

 

Here’s their special offer, taken from their deal offer. Please make sure to reclick their links or recheck their website for updates and complete information.

 

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The Who presents its Moving On tour in cities nationwide, and Travelzoo members save up to 50% on tickets with this exclusive offer.

The Who’s hits include “Baba O’Riley,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” “I Can See for Miles” and “My Generation.”

For every two tickets purchased, your order will include one CD or music download of new music by The Who. After you attend the show, you will receive an email with instructions on how to redeem your CD or music download. Also, $1 from every ticket will benefit Teen Cancer America (teencanceramerica.org).

Starting prices are listed below; click your city to see all ticket options:

Northeast and Southeast:

  • Atlanta$75 (reg. $114) at State Farm Arena, Sept. 18
  • Boston$55 (reg. $95) at Fenway Park, Sept. 13
  • Pittsburgh$30 (reg. $61) at PPG Paints Arena, May 30

Florida:

  • Sunrise$50 (reg. $65) at BB&T Center, Sept. 20
  • Tampa$157 (reg. $185) at Amalie Arena, Sept. 22

Midwest & Texas:

  • Cuyahoga Falls (Cleveland) … $35 (reg. $70) at Blossom Music Center, Sept. 10
  • Dallas$65 (reg. $113) at American Airlines Center, Sept. 27
  • Detroit$118 (reg. $146) at Little Caesars Arena, May 28
  • Elkhorn$35 (reg. $70) at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Sept. 8
  • Houston … $69 (reg. $119) at Toyota Center, Sept. 25
  • St. Paul … $35 (reg. $70) at Xcel Energy Center, Sept. 6

West:

  • Denver$60 (reg. $81) at Pepsi Center, Sept. 29
  • Hollywood$49 (reg. $67) at Hollywood Bowl, Oct. 11

Note: There are extra fees of up to $13.38 per ticket (varying by city), but the fees are actually less than what you’d pay for full-price tickets.

* Discount based on full-priced tickets and associated fees. Restrictions may apply. Subject to availability. CD or music download must redeemed by Sept. 25, 2019.

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Im Eshkachech

Im Eshkachech (If I Forget Thee) (Rachelgv; Hebrew Translation / May 26, 2019)

 

T’filah L’Hashem:

Shalom Birushalayim,

yonim al hashurim

 


 

English:

 

If I Forget Thee (Rachelgv; May 25, 2019)

 

A prayer to G-d:

Peace upon Jerusalem,

doves upon the walls

 

 

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