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Jewish Choir to Sing at The Library

Jewish Choir to Sing at The Library

Posted February 13, 2008


Makhelat HaMercaz, the Jewish Choir of Central New Jersey, will perform at the East Brunswick Public Library on Sunday, March 2, 3 p.m. The concert is free, and everyone is welcome.

Cantor Anna West OttMakhelat HaMercaz’s musical repertoire spans centuries, continents, and styles:  religious, secular, classical, jazz, pop, and folk tunes sung in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English. 

The choir was founded in 2003 by two local cantors or singers of Jewish liturgical music, Anna West Ott of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, New Brunswick, and Sheldon Levin of Congregation Neve Shalom, Metuchen.  Under their direction, the group has attracted 50 singers from Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, and Somerset counties.  Makhelat HaMercaz is dedicated to nurturing appreciation of Jewish tradition and building community through beautiful music.   

Cantor Sheldon LevinFor more information, please call 732-390-6767.