Why Non-Jews Love Soul Doctor - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marc
    • 20.08.13 | 13:26 (IDT)

    Yonatan's remark reveals an unfortunate and parochial perspective. The fact is that when Soul Doctor played in New Orleans prior to its opening on Broadway it was a huge hit with the audience which was overwhelmingly non-Jewish. That was the magic of Shlomo Carlebach. His music has a universal appeal. When Neshama Carlebach appears with a gospel choir from New York she sends the same message. Soul Doctor is clearly no more just for Jews than is "Fiddler on the Roof."

    from the article: Now on Broadway: The renegade rabbi who brought Hasidic tunes to mainstream Jews
    First published 20:39 19.08.13 | Last updated 20:39 19.08.13
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