Giveaway: Hanukkah Fever! Mama Doni Concert Tickets

Mama Doni and The Mama Doni Band are coming home for the holidays, highlighting the Chanukah season with four special “Chanukah Fever” shows in the NYC tri-state region from December 11 – 18.  New York families can join in Mama Doni’s high-energy pre-Chanukah festivities at concerts in Manhattan and West Nyack . There will also be shows in West Hartford, CT and Hoboken, NJ.  Performance details are as follows: CHANUKAH FEVER! WITH MAMA DONI & THE MAMA DONI BAND WHERE:          JCC Rockland, 450 West Nyack Read More


A Chanukah Celebration with Mama Doni at the Soho Center for Jewish Life

In a spirit of outrageous fun, The Mama Doni Band brings its special brand of “funky music with a Jewish twist” to an all-ages Chanukah show at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8 in the performance space at 100 Reade Street, NYC.  This concert is sponsored by the SoHo Center for Jewish Life. Doni Zasloff Thomas, a.k.a. Mama Doni, is the lead singer/songwriter of The Mama Doni Band, winner of the Simcha Award for “Inspiring Joy Through Music” in competition with more than 100 bands from 15 different countries at the 2008 International Jewish Read More


Can You Tell Me How to Get to the Land of Israel?

I was so excited to receive both a copy of Shalom Sesame's Welcome to Israel and Chaunkah: The Missing Menorah.  My 5 and 7 year-old's quickly ran into the living room to watch them both.  Having just returned from a trip to Israel and also anticipating the upcoming holiday of Chanukah in our home, there was much excitement over these about to be released DVD's.  Both come from the creators of Sesame Street and feature well-known American and Israeli celebrities like Debra Messing, Achinoam Nini, Mira Awad, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christina Applegate, Greg Read More