Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)

Date: May 26, 1996

Source: S1576 , Container 65 , C96-128

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

Description

  • One audio cassette tape. Cantor Joel Fox continues from C96-127 and gives a Hebrew lesson. A cantor (Latin for "singer") is often called a hazzan in the Jewish church. This person leads the synagogue in singing. Fox was from Dallas, Texas. As a teen, his family moved to Israel. While there, Fox attended the Rubin Academy of Art and Israel Institute of Cantorial Art. From 1989 to 1992, he served in the Israel Defense Force, then moved North Florida, where he became the Jacksonville Jewish Center's cantor. He later was the cantor for Atlanta's Ahavath Achim Synagogue. Maude Scott (from Jacksonville, FL), herbalist talks about herbs, healing, nutrition and health. Specifically she discusses bayberry myrtle, Spanish moss, garlic, horseradish, fig leaves, rabbit tobacco, and life everlasting. Continues on C96-129.

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