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Virtual Services and Concerts with Great Jewish Musical Artists, June 2020

Brought to you by

Congregation B’Nai Israel and Rabbi Dov’s Jewish Music Artists’  Fund

Chava Mirel

Wednesday, June 3rd, 7 PM Virtual Jewish “Singing Circle”: Chava uses song and meditative silence to inspire and reduce stress.

Friday, June 12th , 6 - 7 PM, Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcome shabbat with simcha (joy), and gorgeous Jewish Shabbat melodies. We are happy to have Chava back with us by popular demand.

Chava Mirel is a charismatic performer and Jewish musical educator. Chava is recognized as one of the up and coming leaders in the new wave of singer songwriters writing Jewish music. She has performed at the Plenary Stage at the recent URJ Biennial convention as well as dozens of Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist communities all over the United State.  She resides in Seattle, Washington with her husband and son. 

The Heart of Shabbat Ensemble

Friday, June 5th, 6-7 PM Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat

Welcome shabbat with heart and joy! 

The Heart of Shabbat Ensemble is returning by request for our virtual audience.

Hugh Sutton (left), is an accordionist and composer known for his many compositions and musical talent.  Rabbi Dov Gartenberg, (center), is the interim Rabbi at Congregation B’Nai Israel, narrating the origins and meaning of the music Ari Joshua (right), is a nationally renowned jazz guitarist and runs a music school in Seattle.  The Heart of Shabbat Ensemble has brought unique Jewish musical Shabbats to gatherings in the Seattle, Washington area for many years.

Rabbi Josh Warshawsky

Day, June 24th, 7 - 8 PM Virtual Concert: During these restricted times, Congregation B’nai Israel is excited to share with our community Josh’s dynamic Jewish music. 

Rabbi Josh Warshawsky

Josh Warshawsky is the preeminent voice of contemporary, soulful, exciting music within today’s Judaism. A recently ordained rabbi from the Conservative Movement’s Ziegler School Los Angeles, Josh has traveled across the country visiting synagogues, sharing music, prayer, and uplifting rabbinic teaching.

How to attend these events: click on or go to the CBI website and click on the Live Streaming button.  Scroll down the page and click on the magenta button labeled “Join Zoom Session Now”.  You may also livestream at the CBI Facebook page.

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