The Rabbi's Daughter
After graduating Berklee College Of Music I returned to NYC to a somewhat unfulfilling job in music publishing. My dad reminded me of my love for Jewish music, and song leading during my childhood at Eisner camp where he was a Rabbi, and suggested I explore opportunities with Temples and nursery schools.
I was fortunate enough to do this at several temples from NYC’s Emanuel, to smaller local temples, while continuing to tour with my rock band. Most of all, I was able to be at my Dad’s side at his temple doing what I loved so much, having the privilege of getting to play my guitar every day with kids, while singing the songs I love. I love reminding people, through music, how fun and love filled Judaism can be.
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"I just want to sing with you all day"
"Clapping is another way of praying"
JCC Camp @ HKCG
Camp is in my DNA. I grew up with it, it influenced me and my music. I had been with the JCC camp for several years, but this year wanted to infuse some of my own experiences into the children’s camp journey. I had realized that, though i saw almost every child in the camp at one time or another throughout the week, something was missing. I spoke with the camp director and explained to him that the most exciting and memorable experiences i had at Eisner Camp as a child, was when the entire camp came together as one. He immediately embraced the idea, and though we both grappled with the challenge of getting it done, the entire camp team came together to make this happen.
Today it is hard to remember what camp was like before Friday Camp Oneg existed. Take a look for yourself at the joy and unity of the entire camp singing as one in the video above.
I kept my music going and stayed connected with the kids doing online videos during the pandemic
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