The Jewish National and University Library is happy to present here a small initial sample of the recorded treasures of its National Sound Archives. The archive is now being systematically digitized which will insure both preservation of the materials and better access for researchers.

The following digital fragments of the Passover song “Echad mi yodea” (in MP3 format) illustrate the range of Jewish communities represented in the Archive’s more than 7,000 hours of recorded music:

     
Chassidim, Chabad
Israel
Netherlands
Greece, Corfu 
Italy
Persia
Greece, Salonika
Morocco, Meknes
Turkey
 Hungary
Morocco, Tetuan
Yemen