The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

Nekhama Lifshitz - Yiddish Folk Singer - Sings the Songs of Her People in the U.S.S.R.


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Judaic
Catalogue NumberCGL 634
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Collector's Guild
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number400599
Number of Tracks12
Date Recorded1963
Album Artists
Notes This album, produced in the USSR, introduced the amazing voice of Russian-born, Yiddish folk singer Nekhama Lifshsitz to the American public. Following WWII she devoted herself to creating a folk song repertory. �My whole life is bound up in my folk songs,� she wrote.

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Reyzele
Composer(s) : M. Gebirtik
2 - Katerina
Composer(s) : N/A
3 - Yash
Composer(s) : I. Kerter; V. Shainsky
4 - Oyfn Veg Shteyt a Boym
Composer(s) : N/A
5 - Di Yomtevdike Teg
Composer(s) : M. Varetsovsky
6 - Grine Bleter
Composer(s) : N/A
7 - Der Vekhter
Composer(s) : B. Broder; L. Kogan
8 - Mama, Shlog Mikh Nisht
Composer(s) : N/A
9 - Hayntsaytike Viglid
Composer(s) : G. Oshirovitsh; L. Kogan
10 - Dos Freylikhe Shnayderin
Composer(s) : N/A
11 - A Balade Vegn a Muter
Composer(s) : I. Kerter; V. Shainsky
12 - Lomir Zikh Iberbetn
Composer(s) : N/A