Jewish musician releases charity single for Haiti

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January 26, 2010 21:07

 
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UK-born Shimon Craimer has released a song to help raise money for the people of following the recent earthquake that struck the country.

 

"Bring Them Peace" can be viewed on YouTube, and is also available for free download at www.shimoncraimer.com. Visitors to the site are encouraged to make a donation to one of the charities offering aid to the people of .  In the first 48 hours since its launch, the video has been viewed over 1,500 times.

                  

Craimer, originally from , is now the chazan at the Riverdale Jewish Center in .  He recently featured in the Oseh Shalom YouTube video commissioned by Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, which has had over 800,000 views.

 

"I felt that I had a song that would touch people's hearts,” he said. “After being moved by what is happening in , I released 'Bring Them Peace' with a video to encourage people to donate to the charities that are doing such amazing work over there."

 

The song will also feature on Craimer's upcoming album.

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