|Date: Sunday, August 16th |
Time: 7:30 pm EDT
Cost: Pay-what-you-can (Proceeds go directly to supporting ALEPH)
Cantor Linda Hirschhorn is a performing singer/songwriter/composer and story-teller. Raised in an orthodox community, she has served as Cantor in Conservative, Reform, Renewal and Reconstructionist settings. Her compositions (choice of words, melodies and harmonies) are a reflection of the expansive nature of what she understands the divine spirit means to each one of us. Linda has been the Cantor at Temple Beth Sholom in San Leandro for since 1987 and is its sole spiritual leader. She brings her music and her stories to this Showcase of Psalm and prayer meant to inspire and uplift us as we prepare for the High Holy Days.
Rabbi David Shneyer is the founder, director and spiritual leader of Am Kolel. Reb David studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary and in Israel, earning degrees in Judaic studies from Rutgers University and Baltimore Hebrew College. He received his “smicha” ordination from ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal founded by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l. The past president of OHALAH: the Rabbinic Association of Jewish Renewal Rabbis, Reb David is also an accomplished musician, founding and leading The Fabrangen Fiddlers, and a composer of new liturgical music. He will join Linda in moderating this beautiful offering of Psalms for healing and hope.