• Gad Elbaz – Just Like That

    In an age where weddings have become laden with costly extras, an all new video starring Israeli icon Gad Elbaz puts the spotlight back on the pure, unadulterated joy that is at the essence of every marital celebration. With music by Elbaz and Cecelia Margules, Keitzad is an energetic burst of whimsical exuberance, a celebration of the indescribable happiness that can barely be contained with the creation of yet another Jewish home. Set on the streets of Lod, Ketizad strips […]

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  • Menashe

    Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Daniel Finkelman producer Yoni Brook … producer Traci Carlson … producer Adam Margules … executive producer Chris Columbus … executive producer Alex Lipschultz … producer Eleanor Columbus executive producer Danelle Eliav … executive producer Melanie Zoey … co-producer Royce Brown … co-producer

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  • Opening Night

    Opening Night, a powerful drama featuring the legendary Dudu Fisher, is the story of Mark, an Auschwitz survivor, who struggles valiantly to come to terms with the past he tried to forget while attempting to reconnect with his adult son. Set in 1971, the film offers glimpses of 1939 Poland including Mark’s family and his former career as a performer, both cruelly annihilated by the Nazis. Mark finally triumphs over his decades old internal conflict and, buoyed by the love […]

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  • NISSIM “Fly Away” Music Video

    With words that touch the soul and music so uplifting that it soars effortlessly skyward on gossamer wings, Nissim Black is back once again, this time with the optimistic Fly Away that carries a message of hope and promise. Filmed in South Africa by Director Daniel Finkelman, Fly Away is the message a young teen who is part of a community of converts to Judaism living in the slums of Johannesburg, where conveniences like running water and electricity are nothing […]

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  • Gad Elbaz feat. Nissim – L’CHAIM

    An unplanned trip to an antique store catapults Israeli singing sensation Gad Elbaz back through the generations to a 19th century Ukrainian shtetl, a simpler time and place where, despite the lack of modern conveniences, happiness was all around for the taking. L’chaim, a Sparks Next production by filmmaker Daniel Finkelman, is a joyous expression in contrasts, as energy and nostalgia, klezmer and hip hop and past and present come together in an exuberant celebration of life. Elbaz finds himself […]

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  • Shine a Little Light

    “Shine a Little Light” – Written & Composed by Yitzi Hurwitz Original vocals and guitar by Yitzi at the opening and closing of the song. Recorded on Yitzi’s cell phone in 2008. Watch Yitzi’s story: “Behind the song” https://youtu.be/vpLawri0pOY You can help Yitzi and his family shine a little light by giving what you can at http://www.hurwitzfamilyfund.com To read Yitzi’s inspiring weekly blog please visit http://yitzihurwitz.blogspot.com Available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/shi… Chords: //// //// //// // // D A G D […]

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  • Gad Elbaz and Nissim – Hashem Melech 2.0

    In an exuberant explosion of music, Israeli legend Gad Elbaz joins forces with rapper Nissim Black as the two take to the streets of New York City proclaiming Hashem’s eternal majesty. GAD ELBAZ & NISSIM – Hashem Melech 2.0 —- Go to www.HashemMelech.com to join a crowdfunding campaign for the family of a recent terrorist victim and get a free download of Hashem Melech 2.0 —- Lyrics By — From prayer, Nissim Black, Moshe Friedman Music Producers — Robot Jox, […]

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  • Rainbow in the Night

    Seventy two years have elapsed since the German invasion of Poland and as time progresses, the number of people who can recount the stories of the atrocities that occurred during the darkest period in our history continues to grow smaller and smaller. As the voices of those who survived World War II weaken with age, those who deny the Holocaust are becoming more and more vocal as they spread their malicious lies worldwide. While Steven Spielberg’s epic film Schindler’s List […]

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  • Hava Nagila – Gad Elbaz הבה נגילה – גד אלבז

    בימוי דני פינקלמן – Sparks Next מילים – צביקה בורנשטיין לחן – גד אלבז עיבודים והפקה מוזיקלית – רובי פייר, עידו נמר, וגד אלבז גיטרות – שמעון יחיא חצוצרות – עדי מאירי קלידים ותכנותיים – רובי פאייר מיקס ומאסטרינג – אורן עמנואל וידאו קליפ בימוי והפקה – וידאו קליפ – דני פינקלמן – Sparks Next במאי שני – אהרון אוריין – עולם ומלואו כוריאגרף ומפיק – צביקה בורנשטיין כוריאגרפיה – דניאל ווזויק מפיק מקומי – אלי אילוז ניהול והפקה – […]

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  • Holocaust Survivor Band | Op-Docs | The New York Times

    This short documentary profiles two elderly Holocaust survivors in Florida who recently formed their own Klezmer band. Directed by: Joshua Z Weinstein Produced by: Daniel Finkelman Executive Producer: Cecelia Margules Location Sound: Grady Christoher Produced by Sparks Next for The New York Times Op Docs

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  • SPEAK UP – A JCW Film

    JCW is proud to release a new short film called Speak Up, telling the stories of seven young adults from the Orthodox Jewish community who suffered the horrors of child sexual abuse and have journeyed from being victims to survivors. PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO which was produced in order to raise awareness of abuse and to send a message of solidarity to survivors, that they are not alone. If you are a survivor, please know that you have nothing to […]

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  • WeR1 Music Video

    We may not all look the same, live in the same place or engage in the same level of religious observance, but deep down inside, the Jewish nation shares a common bond that unites us, that transcends distance and breaks boundaries. WeR1 shatters the differences that divide us, focusing on the unshakeable connection shared by members of the Jewish nation all across the globe. “So many choose to focus on what sets people apart, but the truth is that our […]

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  • Gad Elbaz – Just Like That

    Gad Elbaz – Just Like That

    In an age where weddings have become laden with costly extras, an all new video starring Israeli icon Gad Elbaz puts the spotlight back on the pure, unadulterated joy that is at the essence of every marital celebration. With music by Elbaz and Cecelia Margules, Keitzad is an energetic burst of whimsical exuberance, a celebration of the indescribable happiness that can barely be contained with the creation of yet another Jewish home. Set on the streets of Lod, Ketizad strips […]

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  • Menashe

    Menashe

    Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Daniel Finkelman producer Yoni Brook … producer Traci Carlson … producer Adam Margules … executive producer Chris Columbus … executive producer Alex Lipschultz … producer Eleanor Columbus executive producer Danelle Eliav … executive producer Melanie Zoey … co-producer Royce Brown … co-producer

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  • Opening Night

    Opening Night

    Opening Night, a powerful drama featuring the legendary Dudu Fisher, is the story of Mark, an Auschwitz survivor, who struggles valiantly to come to terms with the past he tried to forget while attempting to reconnect with his adult son. Set in 1971, the film offers glimpses of 1939 Poland including Mark’s family and his former career as a performer, both cruelly annihilated by the Nazis. Mark finally triumphs over his decades old internal conflict and, buoyed by the love […]

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  • “With life, Who can stop us” Ateret Cohanim 2017

    “With life, Who can stop us” Ateret Cohanim 2017

    A special film presentation made in celebration of Jerusalem’s 50th anniversary of it’s reunification for as was presented in the annual dinner for American Friends of Ateret Cohanim Directed by Daniel Finkelman Produced by Chaim Leibtag Co Produced and DP – Aaron Orian DP – David Orian Sound – Vadim Yugman Line Producer – Mendy Cohen PA – Miryam Hadas Special appearance and score by Gad Elbaz Additional music taken from: “All Gone” by Gustavo Santaolalla “Haga’agua” Yonatan Razel

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  • NISSIM “Fly Away” Music Video

    NISSIM “Fly Away” Music Video

    With words that touch the soul and music so uplifting that it soars effortlessly skyward on gossamer wings, Nissim Black is back once again, this time with the optimistic Fly Away that carries a message of hope and promise. Filmed in South Africa by Director Daniel Finkelman, Fly Away is the message a young teen who is part of a community of converts to Judaism living in the slums of Johannesburg, where conveniences like running water and electricity are nothing […]

    Continue reading »

  • Gad Elbaz feat. Nissim – L’CHAIM

    Gad Elbaz feat. Nissim – L’CHAIM

    An unplanned trip to an antique store catapults Israeli singing sensation Gad Elbaz back through the generations to a 19th century Ukrainian shtetl, a simpler time and place where, despite the lack of modern conveniences, happiness was all around for the taking. L’chaim, a Sparks Next production by filmmaker Daniel Finkelman, is a joyous expression in contrasts, as energy and nostalgia, klezmer and hip hop and past and present come together in an exuberant celebration of life. Elbaz finds himself […]

    Continue reading »

  • Shine a Little Light

    Shine a Little Light

    “Shine a Little Light” – Written & Composed by Yitzi Hurwitz Original vocals and guitar by Yitzi at the opening and closing of the song. Recorded on Yitzi’s cell phone in 2008. Watch Yitzi’s story: “Behind the song” https://youtu.be/vpLawri0pOY You can help Yitzi and his family shine a little light by giving what you can at http://www.hurwitzfamilyfund.com To read Yitzi’s inspiring weekly blog please visit http://yitzihurwitz.blogspot.com Available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/shi… Chords: //// //// //// // // D A G D […]

    Continue reading »

  • Gad Elbaz and Nissim – Hashem Melech 2.0

    Gad Elbaz and Nissim – Hashem Melech 2.0

    In an exuberant explosion of music, Israeli legend Gad Elbaz joins forces with rapper Nissim Black as the two take to the streets of New York City proclaiming Hashem’s eternal majesty. GAD ELBAZ & NISSIM – Hashem Melech 2.0 —- Go to www.HashemMelech.com to join a crowdfunding campaign for the family of a recent terrorist victim and get a free download of Hashem Melech 2.0 —- Lyrics By — From prayer, Nissim Black, Moshe Friedman Music Producers — Robot Jox, […]

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  • Almost Close – A Jerusalem Chai documentary

    Almost Close – A Jerusalem Chai documentary

    the video brings to light the work of the American Friends of Ateret Cohanim which has supported the efforts of Ateret Cohanim in Israel to renew the once thriving communities of the Old Jewish Quarter, today called the Muslim and Christian Quarters. American Friends seeks to strengthen the Jewish presence in these areas by providing for the social, emotional and security needs of those families and students who live in and around the Old City. These Israelis, who have chosen […]

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  • CJ and Simone

    CJ and Simone

    Chaim Yossi and Simone Gruner – Guests of honor at the 2015 annual dinner by the Shtieble in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn Produced and edited – Daniel Finkelman DP – Brandon Pro Sound – Michael Puro PA / DIT – Royce Brown

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  • Your Friendly Pharmacist – sizzle reel

    Your Friendly Pharmacist – sizzle reel

    Your Friendly Pharmacist is a docu-reality project revolving around several cast members working at Echo Pharmacy in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY and sometimes their lives outside of it. We all get our rx’s filled at pharmacies, but do we really know what goes on behind the counter? A So Real? Entertainment Presentation Created, Directed & Produced by Dave Broitman Executive Produced by Lev Rivkin Co-Produced by Eric Vargas, Danny Finkelman & Brendan Boettler Editing & Music Supervision by Brendan Boettler Starring […]

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  • WeR1- Behind the scenes

    WeR1- Behind the scenes

    A talk with the people behind the WeR1 Music video Esther Wein and Anita Koren of KESHER YEHUDI Dovi and Avi Faivish of THE BAR MITZVAH FUND Charlene Aminoff of GALI’S COTURE WIGS Daniel Finkelman of SPARKS NEXT Shot by Marco Vitale and Mauricio Arenas

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  • 770 – Seven Seventy

    770 – Seven Seventy

    Visiting NY? There’s one stop you don’t want to miss! מבקרים בניו יורק? יש תחנה אחת שאסור לכם לפספס… Directed by Aharon Orian Produced by Daniel Finkelman Cinematographer – Lael Utnik Script – David Orian and Aharon orian Starring – Adam Margules and Jeri Silverman Editor – Aharon Orian Content coordinator – Yossi Tanis Script supervisor- Mendi Taler Script consultants – Amos Cohen, Shneor Chaviv, Yechiel Garelik, and Mendy Ekselrod Rabbinical consultant – Rabbi Yossi Ginzburg AD – Royce Brown […]

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  • American Friends of Sderot

    American Friends of Sderot

    2017 dinner presentation for American Friends of Sderot Produced and edited by Daniel Finkelman DP David Orian Sound Vadim Yugman AD Mendy Cohen

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  • Ateret Shlomo – Telz

    Ateret Shlomo – Telz

    לרגל הארוע המיוחד של חנוכת הבית בישיבת עטרת שלמה והכנסת 7 ספרי תורה לזכר שבעת הרועים- ראשי ישיבת טעלז לדורותיה, הופק סרט מרגש ומיוחד המציג את העבר המפואר של ממלכת טעלז בתפארתה. במקביל נחשף תיעוד מרגש והסטורי של בנין הישיבה העתיק בעיר טעלז שבליטא, וברגעים מרטיטים מתואר מעמד קידוש ה’ הנשגב של בני הקהילה ובני הישיבה שהוצאו להורג בימי הזעם. משם עובר הסרט ועוקב אחרי התקומה הבלתי נתפסת בהקמת ישיבת עטרת שלמה בארץ ישראל, כשהשיא בצילומים מרהיבים של רגעי לימוד […]

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  • Yeshiva Gedolah of Montreal 2016

    Yeshiva Gedolah of Montreal 2016

    Produced by Morty Silber Directed by Danny Finkelman DP Sawyer Purman Sound Ben Anderson

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  • Menashe

    Menashe

    Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Daniel Finkelman producer Yoni Brook … producer Traci Carlson … producer Adam Margules … executive producer Chris Columbus … executive producer Alex Lipschultz … producer Eleanor Columbus executive producer Danelle Eliav … executive producer Melanie Zoey … co-producer Royce Brown … co-producer

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  • Silver Lining – trailer

    Silver Lining – trailer

    Each year we mourn the destruction of the Bais Hakmikdash, but there is no doubt that from our vantage point in current society, where we live comfortably and enjoy religious freedom, it is difficult to mourn the loss of something that we never personally experienced. Is the loss of our holy temple nothing more than a sad chapter in the annals of history that we commemorate each year? Or even now, centuries later, is it something that truly has a […]

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  • “The Last Survivor” 2nd Film trailer

    “The Last Survivor” 2nd Film trailer

    As the days go by, their numbers begin to dwindle with all too few survivors left to share their stories. Their sagas are incomprehensible, too painful to endure, and yet despite overwhelming adversity, they triumphed over the greatest horror ever known to mankind by rebuilding the shattered remnants of their lives. Each and every survivor is a true hero, a precious treasure holding the key that links our past to our future. Who will tell over their stories when the […]

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  • ISRAEL DAY CONCERT 2015 PROMO

    ISRAEL DAY CONCERT 2015 PROMO

    Israel Day Concert 2015 May 31st 2015 Starring Alex Claire Gad Elbaz Lipa Shloime Dachs Steve Lucas Special Guest Speakers: Gov. Mike Huckabee Ambassador John Bolton Education Minister Naftali Bennett MK Danny Danon Celebrity Host: Nachum Segal Zvika Bornstein Also Staring: Israel Alliel Avraham Rosenblum Tal Vaknin Chaim Kiss Aryeh Pollack Shlomi Aharoni Broadway Youth Ensemble Izzy Kiefer Born Kids Sunday May 31st from 2:30 – 7:30pm Free admission for all. Located in central park summer stage. At Rumsey Playfield […]

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