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Top 10 Finalist for the Forward’s “Soundtrack of our Spirit”

With great delight, the Forward presents the second year of finalists in a reader-inspired digital project to find the best new voices in Jewish music. Soundtrack of Our Spirit is a testament to the depth and diversity of Jewish song today and the chord it strikes — pun intended — in listeners across the country.

With the help of our celebrity judges, Lipa Schmeltzer and Neshama Carlebach, we’ve selected 10 finalists. Now, we need your help:

Once you’ve listened to these songs, please take a moment to vote for your favorite at the bottom of this page. We encourage you to vote daily for your choice. On Monday, September 26, we will present the final Soundtrack of Our Spirit, designed to propel you into the High Holidays with soaring spirits.