Am Yisrael Chai


A collection of African-inspired Jewish music, with elements of gospel, reggae, and tribal folk, inspired by Noam’s immersion into the Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda.

  1. Am Yisrael Chai
  2. We Are One
  3. Modeh Ani
  4. Lo Ira
  5. Mirembe, Salaam v’Shalom
  6. Ani L’dodi
  7. Amen
  8. Tumbalalaika
  9. Ptach Libi / Y’hiyu L’ratzon
  10. Oseh Shalom
  11. At Ha’achat
  12. V’yashvu Ish
  13. Am Yisrael Chai (reprise)


The title track, “Mirembe, Salaam v’Shalom”–an anthem of peace in four languages (English, Hebrew, Arabic, and Luganda)–underscores the themes of peace, global harmony and collective responsibility that are woven throughout the entire album.  Featuring members of the Abayudaya community choir, the Freedom Music Project, and Cantors Zoe Jacobs, Arik Luck and Natalie Young, and produced by Jewish rock superstar, Josh Nelson.  Includes: “Am(eh) Yisrael Chai”, “We Are One”, “Oseh Shalom”.