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Weekend With Jackie

Cantor Jack Mendelson describes himself as a “nusach [style of prayer service] kind of guy” with jazz-inspired improvisational instincts. Growing up in Brooklyn, Mendelson felt that cantorial music was in the air — and witnessed the dwindling of the Golden Age of Hazzanut. In the film A Cantor’s Tale, comedian Jackie Mason says, “Every Jew…

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