Howard Shore is a three-time Oscar- and Golden Globe–winning composer whose credits include The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Saturday Night Live, most films by David Cronenberg and several by Martin Scorsese (The Aviator, Gangs of New York), plus Seven, Ed Wood, That Thing You Do! and The Silence of the Lambs. On this episode of The Canadian Jewish Shmooze, Michael speaks with the legendary Canadian Jewish composer about his modest Jewish upbringing in and around Toronto, while Alex breaks down his own recent trip to Israel, where he met with residents across the political divide as part of a trip called Kaleidoscope. Plus: do Jews need to worry about fake cable guys?
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The Canadian Jewish Shmooze is hosted by Michael Fraiman and Alex Rose. This week’s episode was produced and edited by Michael Fraiman. Our intro music is by Vanya Zhuk and outro music is by Latché Swing. Like The CJN Podcast Network on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
- Watch the trailer for The Song of Names
- “Fake cable guys prevented from entering Toronto yeshiva” (The CJN)
- Learn more about Kaleidoscope, a project by the Jewish Agency for Israel