Welcome Shabbat In Sacred Community In-Person and Virtually!
Cultivating the Wisdom of Our Hearts
with Zvika Krieger, Lior Tsarfaty, and special music guests
In-Person and On Zoom
Meeting ID 826 946 797
Join Spiritual Leader Zvika Krieger and Music Director Lior Tsarfaty for embodied prayer, soulful singing, ecstatic dancing, guided meditation, sharing of ancestral wisdom, and connection in intergenerational community. Share support, care, and the sweetness of our community as we prepare to enter Shabbat. This week features special musical guests Eliyahu Sills and Rachel Valfer!
If you’re planning to attend in-person, please register in advance as COVID protocols may limit our amount of seating.
Event will start promptly at 7pm — please arrive a few minutes early.
Shabbat remains accessible to all via Zoom.
Eliyahu Sills is a highly acclaimed musician of many instruments and deep knowledge of multiple musical traditions, from spiritual music of the Middle East and India to American musics of Soul and Jazz and their African roots. Eliyahu studied for over ten years with the Hindaustani bansuri flute master G.S.Sachdev, one of the worlds most highly esteemed musicians in that ancient tradition. In Istanbul, Turkey, he studied with Neyzen Omer Erdogdular and Neyzen Ahmet Kaya, in Morocco with Akdii Abdelsalaam, and in Israel with Itamar Shachar.
Rachel Valfer is a passionate singer and oud (Arabic lute) player who brings depth of feeling to every song. She studied Maqam and Persian dastgah modal systems in Israel and Palestine for six years at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and sings with several ensembles in the Bay Area. Gifted in the art of language, Rachel sings in Hebrew, Arabic, Farsi, Greek, Turkish, Ladino, and Armenian.
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Meeting ID: 826 946 797