Khanedank / Thanksgivukkah 2013! Special rebroadcast! We rebroadcast/restreamed our 2013 special live broadcast from Weds Nov 27 2013, which that year occurred on the eve of both the USA Thanksgiving holiday and the first day of Hanukkah.
Here's part of our press press release for that show:
"Erev Thanksgivukkah" Live! Wednesday Night on the Yiddish Voice WUNR 1600-AM/Boston 11/27/13 7:30 PM
Internationally renowned Yiddish music master Hankus Netsky joins several musical friends live in-studio on "The Yiddish Voice" (WUNR 1600-AM, Boston) on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at 7:30 PM, to celebrate "Erev Thanksgivukkah", the eve of both Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah, an extremely rare occurrence in Jewish and American calendars. Hanukkah music, as well as music giving thanks for America, will be played live.
Dr. Hankus Netsky, chair of the Contemporary Improvisation Department at the New England Conservatory, founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and musical director, producer and arranger for "Eternal Echoes," Itzhak Perlman's acclaimed Jewish music project, featuring cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot. He has composed extensively for film, theater, and television, and has also collaborated on projects with such artists as Robin Williams, Joel Grey, and Theodore Bikel.
Besides Netsky, additional anticipated musical guests include Henry Carrey, Linda Gritz, and Dina Ressler.
Henry Carrey is a veteran Yiddish actor and singer, as well as the son of Leah Carrey, known on the Yiddish stage as Leyke Post, the late longtime Boston Jewish radio celebrity.
Linda Gritz is a founding member of the Boston Workmen's Circle Yiddish Chorus, and leads monthly Yiddish singalongs in Brookline.
Dobe (Dena) Ressler is bandleader, cofounder, and clarinetist of Di Bostoner Klezmorim (yiddishmusic.com).
Air Date: November 25, 2020