On March 10, 2013 Rabbi Cantor Angela Warnick Buchdahl opened the third Annual Jewish Women's Archive Annual Luncheon with what Tablet Magazine in its Dec. 2010 issue calls the #1 Jewish song of all time: Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg’s "Over the Rainbow." In her discussion of the song before singing it, Rabbi Buchdahl points out that … Continue Reading ››
On Jan. 27, 2013 theatre educator, writer, radio and cabaret producer Bonnie Weiss presented a special multimedia tribute to Yip Harburg at JCC East Bay (Berkeley, CA) as part of JCC’s 28th annual Jewish Music Festival.
On January 14, 2013 ABC-TV's Good Morning America broadcast a performance of the Yip Harburg-Harold Arlen classic "Over the Rainbow" by students from Newtown, Connecticut, the scene of the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting tragedy.
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The Del Rio Bar in Ann Arbor, Michigan was a countercultural center and experiment in workplace democracy from 1969-2004. Yip Harburg's son Ernie was a co-owner and has just written a history of that establishment. It can be ordered via Amazon and other online booksellers, as well as directly from Continue Reading ››