Journeys in Jewish Music: Six conversations

The Victoria Jewish Community Choir invites you to a series of six conversations via Zoom on various aspects of Jewish music on Sunday/Monday evenings at 7:30 pm (PDT) from April 26 through June 20, 2021. They will feature specialists in Jewish music sharing their knowledge, some music, and answering questions from participants. All are welcome to attend free of charge.

To register for any session (or all of them) please send an email to the following address:

The sessions will be moderated by Carol Sokoloff, co-director of the Victoria Jewish Choir and will focus on the following subjects and speakers:

  • Monday, April April 26: Biblical Cantillation and Modes of Prayer, with Moshe Denburg of Tzimmes
  • Sunday, May 9: Songs of Sefarad with Canada’s renowned Sephardic music specialist Dr. Judith Cohen of York University
  • Sunday, May 23: Call from the East: The Mizrahi Tradition with Gary Cohen and Amber Woods of Kouskous
  • Monday, May 31: Niggunim: Chassidic Meditative Melodies with Rabbi Matt Ponak of Congregation Emanu-El
  • Sunday, June 6: Sing a New Song to G!d: New Prayer Compositions with Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel
  • Sunday, June 20: The Way of the Klezmer: Klezmer and Yiddish Song with Moshe Denburg of Tzimmes

For further information on Journeys in Jewish Music,  please consult: or contact Carol at:

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