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Cantor Leibele Jinich Sings an Ashkenazi Version of "Sim Shalom" Brought from Argentina to Mexico
Leibele Jinich, Cantor Emeritus of Bet-El Mexico City from Monigotes, Argentina, sings a version of "Sim Shalom" as an example of songs he brought from Argentina to Mexico.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leibele Jinich.
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Cantor Leibele Jinich Sings an Ashkenazi Version of "Sim Shalom" Brought from Argentina to Mexico1 minute 27 seconds
"Shabes Zol Zayn (Let It Be Shabes)," A Song Remembered from Childhood1 minute 18 seconds
A Precious City: An Argentine Cantor on Coming to Mexico1 minute 3 seconds
"My Mame's Shabes Candles": Cantor Leibele Jinich Sings and Reflects on his Life2 minutes 52 seconds
Leibele Jinich sings a Yiddish song from Moisesville, A Jewish Agricultural Colony in Rural Argentina58 seconds
We Snuck Out of Yeshiva to Perform in Uruguay: Memories of Jewish Theater in Buenos Aires2 minutes 5 seconds
Shabbos in Monigotes, A Jewish Agricultural Colony in Rural Argentina1 minute 19 seconds
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