About The Baal Shem Tones

The Baal Shem Tones (Helene and Michael Kates) have been called “one of the best live bands in American Jewish music.” With their deliciously crafted songs and a huge repertoire of popular music going back to the 1920s, they delight and educate audiences of all stripes and ages wherever they go. Their third CD, 8 Songs for Children, was released in 2015.