MUSICAL ARTIST AND SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: DR. SAMUEL TORJMAN THOMAS
Sponsored in part by the Emily Levin z’l’ Music Fund
Friday, September 8 – Saturday, September 9, 2023
Friday Evening Shabbat Service and Dinner at Steppingstone Park at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas and Hazzan Brian Shamash will help us lift our voices in song using melodies from around the globe, along with the mystical qualities of the Middle Eastern instruments the ney and oud. We kindly ask that you register.
Saturday Morning Service at 9:15 a.m. & 12:40 p.m. – Journey in Prayer & Sephardic Roots
Dr. Torjman Thomas joins in leading Shabbat prayers, bringing a multicultural mix joining together traditions from east and west. During and after kiddush at 12:40 p.m., he will share reflections on his recent research and performance trip to Portugal, Spain, and Morocco, as well as introduce several piyyutim and zemirot to the congregation.