Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL

Last Sunday, January 17, 2016, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene hosted its 3rd annual concert of Soul to Soul. The musical celebration featured Yiddish and African-American folk music intertwined to honor the late Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights movement.

The concert was conceived and Music Directed by NYTF Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek and featured THE GOLDEN BRIDE's Lisa Fishman, renown cantor and trumpeter Magda Fishman, international opera and Broadway sensation Elmore James and recording artist Tony Perry. This incredible concert was kicked off with special appearances by hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons of Def Jam Recordings and Rabbi Marc Schneier.

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Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Broadway and opera veteran Elmore James. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Actress, singer, songwriter Lisa Fishman. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Cantor and singer-musician, Magda Fishman. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
President of The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, Rabbi Marc Schneier delivers the introductory speech for the concert. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons (of Def Jam Recordings), as Chairman of The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, speaks on the importance of cross-cultural programming to foster understanding and change. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
The concert took place in Edmond J. Safra Hall at Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Taylor Bergren-Chrisman on bass. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Recording artist and actor, Tony Perry. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
Tony Perry sings a Yiddish folk song. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts 3rd Annual SOUL TO SOUL
From left to right: Tony Perry, Magda Fishman, Elmore James, Lisa Fishman. Photo by Victor Nechay (properpix.com)



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