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Date(s) - 11/22/2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Congregation Beth Sholom


Exploring Jewish Folk and Choral Music

With Rabbi Meir Mitelman

Music is the language of the soul.  In this two part course, we will explore selected gems of soulful Jewish music that inspire so many of us and have infused traditional prayers with spirituality and meaning.  Our focus will include Jewish “folk song” type of music,  prayers that have become popular in synagogues, and other genres that express a wide range of thoughts and feelings about our past, our present, and our dreams for the future.  We will listen to, sing, and learn the English translation of the beautiful music of several beloved, renowned Jewish songwriters and singers.  Among them are Shlomo Carlebach, Debbie Friedman, The Rabbis’ Sons, and others.  Our classes will also include highlights of their lives.

2 Tuesday mornings, November 22 & 29, 10:00-11:30 am; no fee

The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC


Temple Israel
140 Central Avenue
Rear entrance

To register call Rachayle (516) 569-6733 ext. 222 or e-mail rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org

Rabbi Mitelman was Executive Director of Hoftra University Hillel for over twenty years, was honored with a UJA-Federation of New York Jewish Educator Award and teaches in Great Neck’s Project Identity.  He is a musician and choral singer.