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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Hannah and Andrew Hahn via Zoom

Friday, June 11, 2021 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Rabbi Andrew Hahn, aka Kirtan Rabbi, will co-lead services at P’nai Or on Friday, June 11, at 10 5:30 pm.
All P'nai Or services and events
can now be accessed at the direct link below:
PHONE: Call 669-900-6833,
enter meeting ID 872 7570 2239, passcode 390542
About Jewish Kirtan: The practice of Kirtan originated in India. Its intention was to bring sacred chanting out of the temple precincts and into the streets for everyone to experience. Its form is nearly always in the call-and-response format.
Rabbi Hahn himself characterizes Hebrew Kirtan as “fully participatory call-and-response chant where short, sacred phrases from the Jewish tradition are treated as powerful, universal meditations. It is at once contemplative, ecstatic, and ...simply fun.” Kirtan is particularly suited to these times, when so many people are seeking to participate in uplifting, communal experiences.
Kirtan Rabbi’s music is characterized by great energy, passion and melodic flow. At a Kirtan Rabbi event, the room becomes filled with singing, dancing, and exalted communal feeling.
His main vocation is to make Torah accessible, deep and fun, — to Jew and non-Jew alike — in a way that is participatory and memorable.
David Leipziger Teva, Rabbi and Director of Religious and Spiritual Life at Wesleyan University, recently wrote to Rabbi Hahn, saying, “You have enlightened our community in countless ways. I am envisioning your coming back every eighteen months or so. We should not let students graduate without being exposed to your Torah.”