Julie Silver

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Julie Silver
Origin Massachusetts, United States
Genres Singer-songwriter
Years active 1991–present
Labels Independent

Julie Silver is an American folk musician who has been traveling throughout the world and performing for the last 20 years. She has released eight albums which have sold over 80,000 copies without the help of a major label.[1]

Early life[edit]

Silver was raised in Newton, Massachusetts and started playing music at the age of eight. Her music is predominantly Jewish in nature, and she sings in both Hebrew and English. She performs original songs that are written by her, as well as traditional Jewish folk songs by others.[2]


Her music has been featured in several Jewish songbooks such as R'fuah Sh'leimah: Songs of Jewish Healing.[3]

Silver also has had an acting role, appearing in Then She Found Me in a scene opposite Bette Midler.

Personal life[edit]

She currently lives in Los Angeles with her wife, Mary Connelly (Executive Producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show), and their two daughters, Sarah and Catherine, in Southern California.[4]


  • Reunion (2009)
  • It's Chanukah Time (2007) (a CD of Jewish holiday music, the first of this genre to be produced exclusively for the Barnes & Noble bookstore chain)
  • For Love to Grow (2005) (a Parents' Choice Award Blue Ribbon Recommended work)
  • Notes From Montana (2002)
  • Beyond Tomorrow (1998)
  • Walk With Me (1994)
  • From Strength to Strength (1993)
  • Together (1992)[5]


  1. ^ "Julie Silver". Reform Judaism. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  2. ^ Dana Rudolph (2006-12). "Julie Silver: A journey of faith, family and song". The Philadelphia Gay News. Retrieved 2014-03-27.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ Hal Leonard Corp (2002-10-01). R'fuah Sh'leimah: Songs of Jewish Healing. Transcontinental Music Publications. ISBN 0971397007. 
  4. ^ "Mary Connelly '83 has helped to create a daytime variety program that brings a new level of sparkle and spontaneity to the format". Quad Angels. 2006-12. Retrieved 2014-03-27.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Julie Silver Discography". MTV. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

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