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Jewish Music Blogs and eZines Exploring Jospel:
How the Jewish Prayer Service Resembles Pentecostal Worship, by Sharon Alexander, published in ZEEK
The Life of Prayer by Yehudah Mirsky, published in Jewish Ideas Daily, 5/17/11
Teruah Jewish Music Blog
Brandeis University eZine

Gospel Music Historical Education:
Amazing Grace History by Wintley Phipps: An amazing lecture at Carnegie Hall on the likely African origin of this famous gospel melody
Ysaye Barnwell: Workbooks and CDs on Singing in the African American Tradition

Cantors and Jewish Musicians Composing and Performing Jospel-type Music:
Cantor Lisa Levine's "Jospel"
Cantor Stephen Saxon's "Gospel Shabbat"
Joshua Nelson's "Kosher Gospel"
Josh Nelson
Peri Smilow
Cantor Danny Maseng

Fusions of Other Musical Styles with Jewish Music:
Neshama Carlebach performs her father's music in gospel style, in coordination a baptist church choir

Yofiyah's Kabbalah Kirtan
Rabbi Shefa Gold's Sufi-influenced chants

Organizations and Retreats Hosting Jospel Workshops:
Aleph Kallah Conference
Ruach Conference
Elat Chayyim Retreat Center
Limmud Conference
International Jewish Music Festival (Amsterdam)