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Music: A season of Jewish choirs in concert
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Music: A season of Jewish choirs in concert

The following is a partial list of Jewish choral performances in New Jersey this spring:

Kol Dodi will perform a Lag b’Omer concert May 3 at Morristown Jewish Center-Beit Yisrael. Photo courtesy Marcia Solkoff Eskin
Kol Dodi will perform a Lag b’Omer concert May 3 at Morristown Jewish Center-Beit Yisrael. Photo courtesy Marcia Solkoff Eskin

“Sing Hallelujah-Chichester Psalms and More,” Sharim v’Sharot, in honor of the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, featuring other area choirs and soloists. Wednesday, March 21, 8 p.m., Kimmel Center, Philadelphia. Tickets: $20-$40. Contact 215-893-1999, visit kimmelcenter.org. 

Holocaust Commemoration, Sharim v’Sharot (Rider University’s Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center). Sunday, April 8, 1:30 p.m., Adath Israel Congregation, Lawrenceville. Free. Visit sharimvsharot.org, adath-israel.org. 

Joint Concert, Makhelat Hamercaz, with Chinese Choir of Edison. Sunday, April 15, 7 p.m., Temple Emanu-El, Edison. Tickets: $10. Visit mercazchoir.org, edisontemple.org.

Israel’s 70th Anniversary Celebration, Makhelat Hamercaz and synagogue choirs, bands, and cantors in a concert sponsored by the Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ. Sunday, April 22, 7 p.m., Congregation B’nai Tikvah, North Brunswick. Free. Contact 732-588-1800, visit jewishheartnj.org, mercazchoir.org. 

“Shabbat A Cappella,” annual weekend hosted by Kol Halayla, Rutgers University’s Jewish a cappella group, with other Jewish collegiate choruses. Saturday, April 28, 9 p.m., Rutgers Academic Building, New Brunswick campus. Tickets: $10, $5 for students. Visit kolhalayla.com. 

Lag b’Omer Concert, Kol Dodi, featuring traditional, Israeli, and original works. Thursday, May 3, 7-8:30 p.m., Morristown Jewish Center-Beit Yisrael. Free. Visit mjcby.org, koldodi.org.

Spring Concert, Makhelat Hamercaz fund-raising event, featuring operatic tenor Ben Berman and other guest soloists; reception to follow. Wednesday, May 30, 7 p.m., East Brunswick Jewish Center. Ticket prices TBD. Visit mercazchoir.org. 

Chai: To Life, Sharim v’Sharot 18th anniversary concert, featuring world premiere of “Praise Life, Praise Wonder-Psalm 150” by composer Gerald Cohen. Sunday, June 3, 3 p.m. Preservation NJ 1867 Sanctuary, Ewing. Tickets: $15 by May 30, $20 at door. Contact sharimvsharot@gmail.com, 609-392-6409, 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org or visit sharimv’sharot.org.

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