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Join us as we welcome Eliana Light, musician, educator, songwriter, and performer, for a weekend of music that speaks to the soul and moves the spirit.


Thursday, February 1 
7pmIn-person Healing Service 
Eliana Light joins Rabbi Wexler for a soulful and uplifting one-hour healing service. Through prayer, meditation, sharing, and singing, we will strive to find healing, strength, and hope in one another. (Zoom option available)


Friday, February 2 
5:30pm - Wine and Cheese Shabbat
Welcome Shabbat with wine, appetizers, and spirited singing.  Come ready to schmooze and be lifted up by the joy of community and the beauty of song and prayer.  

6:15pm - Kabbalat Shabbat followed by Shabbat Dinner and Shabbat Singing for All
Following services we'll enjoy a delicious dinner as we join Eliana to sing some favorite Friday night songs while exploring the power and magic of the voice itself. No singing experience required!

Click here to RSVP to dinner. Adults $36 Children $18 Register before January 26, 2024.


Shabbat, February 3 
10:15amShir HaLev Shabbat - Join us in the CER on Shabbat morning for a Shir HaLev Shabbat, an enhanced prayer experience, led by Eliana Light and Cantor Cohen, including drumming and lots of joyful singing. Come with an open mind, an open heart, and ready to sing!

Following Kiddush Luncheon - Oh My G?D! Prayer in Everyday Life + Ask the Artist
What’s the point of prayer? Is prayer innately human? Through sacred text, quotes, and our own stories, we’ll explore a variety of answers, what they mean for our synagogue life, and what they mean for our every day. Plus, Eliana will discuss her process and answer your questions about Jewish prayer and songwriting. Livestream available.


Sunday, February 4
Eliana visits our Rabbi Albert and Sarah Lewis Religious School, HaMakom High School students, and iShir for a morning of music and tefillah.


About Eliana Light

Eliana envisions a joyful, vibrant, heart-centered Judaism that speaks to the soul and moves the spirit, reminding us that we all are One. She crafts ritual, writes music, trains educators, and consults with communities to bring this vision to life. Eliana has taught at the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial, the Rabbinical Assembly convention, the NewCAJE Jewish Education Conference, Limmud New York, Limmud UK, Songleader Boot Camp, Hava Nashira, Hebrew Union College, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and was named to the Jewish Week’s 36 under 36 in 2019. Her consulting work guides synagogues to discover the “why” of their prayer life, allowing them to offer deeper, more meaningful experiences to more people. She is also a sought-after songwriter and performer of catchy, content-rich tunes for all ages, has put out three albums of original music, and is the founder and co-host of the Light Lab Podcast. Eliana received her Master’s in Jewish Education from the Davidson school at JTS in 2016 and is based in Durham, North Carolina.


This event is generously sponsored by The Morrow Foundation.

Questions? Contact Michele Hasit Waxman, Director of Engagement at micheleh@tbsonline.org

 

 

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