Meet the Artist: Samuel Abelow

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Today, I am an observant Jew, living in the United States. As an artist, I have been functioning as a pioneer, looking for the meaning in aesthetics, and in color itself. Through incorporation of psychological analysis of world mythology, as well as investigations of spirituality, […]

Meet the Musician: Gavriella Goldman

Photo: Courtesy of Ortal & Gavriella Goldman Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’m Gavriella Goldman and I play the Horn. Together with my sister Ortal, we perform music comedy shows as the Goldman Sisters. We also play standard classical music concerts in collaboration with other musicians. I have been playing […]

Meet the Musician: Chanale Fellig-Harrel

Photo: Courtesy of Chanale Fellig-Harrel Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Chanale Fellig-Harrel and I am a professional songwriter and performer of Jewish music. I was raised in a Chabad home, a grandchild of holocaust survivors and Russian immigrants. Although I never received any formal musical training, I […]

Meet the Opera Singer: Melina Schein

Photo: Courtesy of Melina Schein We are thrilled to be able to interview you for our magazine, Melina. Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background?  I’m a geographically-misplaced, Argentine-born, Manhattan-raised, immeasurably neurotic Jewish opera singer living in a remote area of Western Canada. I was born in Buenos Aires; […]

Meet The Violinist: Harriet Vorona

Photos: Courtesy of Harriet Vorona Tell us a little about yourself and your background I was born and raised in small town in North Germany, Bad Pyrmont. My first introduction to music was playing the recorder in preschool at age two. At some point my recorder teacher told my parents that I’m musical and that […]