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Kabbalat Shabbat Shira – Take 2 & Congregational Shabbat Dinner

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat Shira – Take 2 & Congregational Shabbat Dinner

April 29, 6:00 pm


Please join us for the FIRST Congregational Shabbat Dinner in over two years! Dinner will take place following a special and heartwarming Shabbat when composer Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller will join Cantor Rosen, Cantorial Soloist Lindi Rivers, celebrating Shabbat Shira Take 2 – Enjoy our talented Cantors singing in harmony with some of the most beautiful melodies composed by Cantor Schiller.

Dinner is a semi-potluck style – Holy Blossom Temple will provide the main dish, and each household is asked to bring a pareve dish to accompany.

This is a Shabbat you do not want to miss!


🍽️ Click here to register for our Congregational Shabbat Dinner


Coming to our Kabbalat Shabbat services in person? Please be sure to fill out our Self-Assessment (pre-screening) Form before entering the building. Click here to fill out the form!

In-person attendees must be double vaccinated and Covid-19 protocols will be in place, including wearing masks, and physical distancing.

Masks and physical distancing are required. Please note, that everyone returning to Holy Blossom for the first time will be invited to light Shabbat candles as a special ritual to mark the occasion. 


To join us online, please visit our livestream Page


Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller serves as the Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual and Professor of Cantorial Arts at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, and as cantor of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, New York with her husband, Rabbi Lester Bronstein. Her compositions include “Halleluhu,” a multi-rhythmic setting of Psalm 150, “Lamdeini,” “U’kratem D’ror- Proclaim Liberty,” an American/Jewish response to 9/11, and various commissioned works for choirs, synagogues and interfaith liturgical groups. “A World Fulfilled,” a solo recording of her compositions, was released in 2002. A collection of her synagogue compositions, “Azamrah, Songs of Benjie Ellen Schiller” was published in 2019 by Transcontinental Music. In 2019, Cantor Schiller received the “Hallel v’zimrah” award from the Jewish Choral Foundation for her compositions of Jewish choral music.

Cantor Schiller has served on the faculty of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality rabbinic and cantorial programs and the North American Jewish Choral Festival. She is certified by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality as a Jewish mindfulness meditation teacher.

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April 29
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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