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by jenrbr
Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Yasmin Levy sings Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah
Replies: 7
Views: 5084

Yasmin Levy sings Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah

One of my favorite singers, Yasmin Levy - who is reviving ancient Jewish LADINO music - has recorded a version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. It is idiosyncratic and is as mesmerizing as it is beautiful. If anything, it is a tribute to Leonard Cohen to his unique poetic style. I leave you a sample h...
by jenrbr
Fri Jun 18, 2010 4:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard vs Elvis: who's our man? (Jerusalem Post)
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Leonard vs Elvis: who's our man? (Jerusalem Post)

A most wonderful tribute to Leonard Cohen. All the best to you all kol tov - Jen ----------------------------------- Leonard vs. Elvis: Who’s our man? By CHARLEY J. LEVINE 06/16/2010 22:01 Though few lost sleep when Elvis Costello or the Pixies caved to anti-Israel pressure,their decisions merit a s...
by jenrbr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:12 am
Forum: News
Topic: Message of good Wishes
Replies: 21
Views: 3393

Re: Message of good Wishes

Oy, I realize I am a few days late since the injury.
I only heard of it today.
Wishing you a speedy and complete recovery.
May those in whose care you are entrusted, be gifted with wisdom ,skill, love and trust.
Refuah Shleima!
kol tov Jen
by jenrbr
Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: Iranian Canadian Journalist saved by L. Cohen
Replies: 40
Views: 6521

Re: Iranian Canadian Journalist saved by L. Cohen

You guys are amazing. I was driving into work this morning (whiteout conditions in Ottawa) when I heard this interview on CBC radio. Made a mental note to post it in the forum the moment I found a minute to spare. Well...I should have known you would have caught it already. It is a beautiful story. ...
by jenrbr
Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: The Fall 2009 Tour in USA
Topic: on my way to NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: on my way to NYC

susanne, madeleine, misty WOW!! Absolutely exquisite! I was soaring. ( Oh, yeah, that was me dancing to the tune of 'First we take Manhattan' in section 6 row c seat number 1) During intermission spoke to a security officer sitting in my aisle and asked him if was able to give me a rough estimate ho...
by jenrbr
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: The Fall 2009 Tour in USA
Topic: on my way to NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

on my way to NYC

Finally going to share what thousands of you have already experienced. Heading to NYC tomorrow morning to attend Friday night's "Evening with Leonard Cohen" concert! I am getting very excited about this. My first LC concert ! To all of you wonderful members in this forum - just wanted to say thank y...
by jenrbr
Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: News
Topic: The monk Leonard Cohen
Replies: 4
Views: 1591

Re: The monk Leonard Cohen

Chema -
Please, do not worry. The gist (at least what I discern it to be) is all there. It's simply the choice in words and phrasing that gives it an exotic twist - since it is a google translation.
by jenrbr
Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The monk Leonard Cohen
Replies: 4
Views: 1591

Re: The monk Leonard Cohen

A very curious article and interesting perspective.
Could it be something got lost in translation?
In what language was it originally written?

Thank you for sharing.
Jenny
by jenrbr
Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 75 years (September 21, 2009)
Topic: A Video Celebration Of Leonard Cohen At 75
Replies: 24
Views: 19548

Re: A Video Celebration Of Leonard Cohen At 75

I know, I know.... I am very late.

Just played the video.
Actually, been playing it over and over again.

A brilliant tribute to a brilliant man by a brilliant heckofaguy.
by jenrbr
Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: The Summer Tour in Europe 2009
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Tel Aviv, September 24
Replies: 249
Views: 88114

Beautiful editorial from the Jerusalem Post

Not to be missed. I am posting this most heartfelt editorial written by David Horovitz in yesterday's Jerusalem Post. Enjoy. kol tov Jenny p.s. A warm chag sameach to everyone here celebrating sukkot. ------------------------------------- Editor's Notes: A blessing welcomed, a blessing spurned Oct. ...
by jenrbr
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen-Israel-Huffington Post article
Replies: 5
Views: 2756

Re: Leonard Cohen-Israel-Huffington Post article

Bridger - loved the article.
Been very busy ....wish I could devour all the delicious articles ....missing out on all the good reading.
So, I thank you and thank this forum for keeping me apprised.

As I write this - Ramat Gan stadium must be filling up.

b'hazlacha!!!
jenny
by jenrbr
Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen lands in Israel
Replies: 68
Views: 10557

Re: Leonard Cohen lands in Israel

SHALOM SHALOM SHALOM!!!!!!!! I just opened an email from a friend of mine down on Kibbutz Nirim. She worte to me that Leonard was on Israeli TV and assured me that he is looking healthy and very fit! How I wish I was back in Israel! Will get my chance to catch up with this specatcular tour on Oct 23...
by jenrbr
Sun Sep 20, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE
Replies: 156
Views: 28005

Re: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE

Just answered my query ... and found the name of his mother, it's Masha.

On this second day of Rosh Hashana - will make a meshaberach for a refuah shlayma for Leonard ben Masha.

May he enjoy a long and healthy life.

kol tov
chag sameach
Jenny
by jenrbr
Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE
Replies: 156
Views: 28005

Re: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE

valerio - boker tov v chag sameach - as i write this I am raising my espresso cup in salute to a fellow coffee - Cohen addict. Read that an extra 1000 tickets were issued for the Ramat Gan concert. Friends of mine who live a few kilometers south of Beersheba tell me they will be heading up north by ...
by jenrbr
Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:13 am
Forum: News
Topic: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE
Replies: 156
Views: 28005

Re: LEONARD IS FEELING FINE

valerio, who is already in Israel Lucky person. Yes, indeed, waiting for the miracle to come... beautifully put Would have done almost anything to see Leonard Cohen in Israel. Will have the honor to hear him in NYC this October. By the way, if you have a moment, make sure you try the double espresso...

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