Music’s therapeutic power

Music’s therapeutic power

Sunni Herman on how it began

The program came about when the publisher of The Jewish Standard, James Janoff, sent me a YOUTUBE link to a video shot in a Brooklyn nursing home. It showed how music made a significant change in a patient’s life. To date, that video has been seen by nearly six million viewers. See it for yourself at!

If we touch just one person at a time with music, we are making such a difference in their lives. After viewing the video, we put iPods on individual residents and they completely changed. There was such a dramatic effect that the music had on them. It was incredible. The music really worked!

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