SOUTH ORANGE, The Shiru Nah Choir performed an afternoon recital at Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation on December 8, 2014. Residents of the South Orange senior living community enjoyed a cantata that featured songs by Jewish composers; selections included songs in Hebrew and Yiddish, Chanukah tunes, and Broadway favorites from Sondheim, Bernstein, Gershwin and more.
Shiru Nah is directed by Ronnie Weinstein of Short Hills; the musical accompanist and arranger is Francine Sprinzen of West Orange. Weinstein also directs the JCHC Resident Choir, composed of residents from the Lester Senior Housing Community in Whippany and Jewish Federation Plaza in West Orange; together with Village Apartments and South Orange B’nai B’rith Federation House, they make up the four senior living communities that are owned and managed by the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey, a non-profit organization.
The JCHC Resident Choir performs yearly at the organization’s Annual Dinner.