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Just Joo it up a little bit, says Joshua Bell

The first of our seasonal gifts has arrived.

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  1. Mazeltov! Just in time for Hanukah which coincides neatly with Thanksgiving.

  2. Whatever you celebrate, Josh and friends can definitely make it happy with their musical gifts.

  3. Alberto Martinez says:

    The musicianship is excellent , the arranging is excellent too flowing from one piece of another and all is done with great humour. Although I wonder if Joo , Joshua Bell and Igudesman can make a vocal group too !!!!

  4. stanley cohen says:

    Brilliant – and nary a sight/sound of that famous Bavarian carol Ma’oz Tzur!

  5. Careena Bernstein says:

    What fun! Marvellous musicianship, Really a bit of everything.

  6. Mary Lou Fallis says:

    Great fun, great musicianship, very interfaith. Happy Holidays. Thx for posting.

  7. Great stuff!

  8. Alexander Skeaping says:

    Hilarious, AND Brilliant, too!

  9. Just saw/heard Mr. Bell with the Dallas Symphony on Thursday evening.
    Simply stunning, to say the least!!!!
    JB & the orchestra are top notch!!!!

  10. more stuff with the depth of a pancake

  11. Simply beautiful music, loved it. Betty

  12. My 85-year-old, raised-Orthodox dad is going to love this when I show him tomorrow at Thanksgiving. Very sweet, and glad for all the diversity! Good musicianship, too.

  13. If those red candelabras are supposed to be menorahs, they are missing 2 candles.

    • stanley cohen says:

      One of the benefits of a Reform education is a total lack of awareness of many of the niceties of orthodox life – here a Menorah [as in the Temple, had seven branches] whereas a Chanukiah, for the festival of Chanukah has nine branches – one for each of the eight days and one for the ‘Servant’ or Shamash, with which the others are lit.

  14. DeanaBlack. says:

    This is wonderful. I just came from a Menorah lighting ceremony in Traditions Fl. over looking a beautiful lake with the sun setting . the Chabad House of Sturart Fl. put it on ,and it was wonderful. Traditional, non traditional,, and the Rabbi tied it in with Thanksgiving and Hanukkah . It was truly a celebration of both cultures.

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