When I meet Nathan Salsburg, the solo guitarist and folk music archivist is sitting with his 6-week-old daughter, Talya. He’s calling over Zoom from his home in Louisville, Kentucky, where he lives with his wife and frequent collaborator, the songwriter Joan Shelley. Over his shoulder, I see a vivid green
The album “Hashkiveinu” highlights the growing trend to recast traditional Jewish liturgical music in a more modern musical format, accessible to older and younger Jews.
Produced by the Jewish Community of Greater Stowe where Rabbi David Fainsilber is one of three who collaborated on this project, “Hashkiveinu” introduces the listener
Eric Lindberg and Doni Zasloff, the core of the bluegrass group Nefesh Mountain, had just returned from a family trip to Poland and the Ukraine in 2018 when news broke about a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Still emotionally raw from visiting their families’ hometowns