Chanting the Hebrew Bible: A Discussion with Joshua Jacobson

The following interview was first published in the Jewish Publication Society’s newsletter and can also be found on JPS’s website. Joshua R. Jacobson is a professor of music and director of choral activities at Northeastern University, the founder and director of the Zamir … Continue reading Chanting the Hebrew Bible: A Discussion with Joshua Jacobson

From the Desk of Joshua Jacobson: Singing through Ancient Text

The following contribution comes from Joshua Jacobson, author of Chanting the Hebrew Bible, Second, Expanded Edition: The Art of Cantillation (June 2017). I’ve been chanting Torah since I was a tweenager, in fact, long before the term “tweenager” was coined. Even before … Continue reading From the Desk of Joshua Jacobson: Singing through Ancient Text

Publicist Picks: Mega-Novels, Newspaper Empires, and other June Books

Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle currently filled with paper coffee cups. Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Mega-Novels, Newspaper Empires, and other June Books