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YOTC - Artist in Residence Weekend

Friday, February 21, 2020 26 Sh'vat 5780

All Day for 2 DaysCEEBJ

Creating Musical Moments

Presenting Beth Hamon, Artist-in-Residence
Musician, Visual Artist, Jewish Educator

February 21-23, 2020

Beth Hamon is a singer-songwriter whose contemporary folk songs straddle the line between Jewish and secular themes of justice, hope, renewal and love. Her music has a raw quality that exhibits equal parts vulnerability and strength. Beth's unique art is made from recycled, repurposed and found objects. She comes to us from Portland, Oregon. 

Listen to selected music:Kol Han'shema and ►R'faeynu

Beth will share her many talents in an exciting weekend of events as we celebrate
The Year of the Cantor
honoring Cantor David Barash’s 18 years at CEEBJ.

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FRIDAY FEB. 21
6:15 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat Service featuring a Sermon-in-Song by Beth Hamon
A special Oneg Shabbat will follow.

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SATURDAY FEB. 22
11:00 am

Brunch and Study Session
Brunch followed by Beth Hamon leading an exploration of “Pirkei Avot and the Ethics of Spin” with insights on truth and ethics in public and political communication. The topic relates to CEEBJ’s 2020 Learning Theme, Sacred Conversations.
Fee: $8/person. Advance registration required

7:30 pm
Beth Hamon Concert Café in Shorewood
Join us for Havdalah and an informal concert featuring the music of Beth Hamon from her newest CD, the Watchman’s Chair, and more. We’ll gather in a beautiful Shorewood home to enjoy the music and each other. Wine, beer, cocktails, other beverages, snacks and a dessert buffet will be served.

Fee: $15/person includes refreshments. Advance reservations required.
Address and directions will be provided to all ticket purchasers. CDs available for purchase.

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SUNDAY FEB. 23
9:30-11:30 AM

Making Music Like They Did in the Ancient Temple
Everyone of all ages is invited to make musical instruments based on the those used in the First Temple in Jerusalem. We’ll use recycled materials as we create instruments and get ready to play them in a group. Together we’ll play and pray in a music-filled service inspired by Artist-in-Residence Beth Hamon.

Advance registration for adults is required. 

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