Sunday, May 31, 2009

dorothy lefkovits for j. the jewish news weekly

Swing and a prayer: Sherith Israel’s own to help put a jazzy spin on Shabbat
In New York, during the sticky hot summer of 1947, singer and pianist Dorothy Lefkovits first took the stage for the Apollo Theater’s legendary amateur hour. She was 15 years old and so nervous that she tried to hide behind the piano...