IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Elie Lichtschein at Jewish Eyes on the Arts Salon

May 20, 2013 at 1:08 pm by

Elie Lichtschein is a Jewish singer-songwriter based in Washington DC. His music seamlessly fuses an old-school rock sensibility with lyrics that focus on personal experience, spirituality and truth. Winded from the long trip from DC, Elie breezed into the room with a group of friends and family in tow. He quickly took the stage to […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Jonah’s love, music and mysticism at the Salon

April 18, 2013 at 11:25 am by

  Jonah Rank is  a musician and rabbinical student, and the co-founder of Jewish Eyes on the Arts.  Jonah is a trailblazer, combining the somewhat unlikely combination of humorous music with a deep passion for spiritual and intellectual growth, making him a unique voice in the world of both music and Judaism. His work encompasses […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Scott Stein & His Columbiarnard Orchestra

October 28, 2012 at 7:13 pm by

“I tend to keep my Jewish music and my pop music separate. They are a bit like meat and milk to me,” singer-songwriter Scott Stein told Oholiav. The musician shared some of his personal influences during a special performance of his orchestrated chamber-pop project Scott Stein & His Well-Groomed Orchestra on October 25. After the performance, […]

Diary of a Madman

March 21, 2011 at 1:03 pm by

I had the great pleasure of watching the interesting adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s “Diary of a Madman”, performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The script follows the plot of the original story, in which Poprishchin, a petty, pompous and overly ambitious clerk, descends into madness. We meet the protagonist as he is obsessing over […]