L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere!

Cantor Roth

L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere! is a new monthly on-line  program being inaugurated in August 2020 by the Colorado Hebrew Chorale via Zoom.

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Beginning on Monday evening, August 17, 2020, 7:30 p.m. MDT, during the Hebrew month of Av, attendees will “travel” to Tel Aviv together with Cantor Janet Ilene Roth of Congregation Ohr Shalom/ the Summit JCC of Summit , New Jersey.

Be prepared with your own sabiche (pita with eggplant), and your choice of a beverage, and get ready to sing some of the songs of Tel Aviv.

In under an hour, Zoom audiences will come away with a “taste” of the richness of Israel’s “Big Apple” through food, music, and fun.

Cantor Roth, active on and off the bimah as an educator, performer, and conductor, holds degrees from Indiana University North Texas University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is also a certified Rhythm ‘N’ Ruach facilitator. She has served the Summit, New Jersey community as Cantor of Congregation Ohr Shalom/ the Summit JCC since 1991, and has been a frequent presenter at the annual North American Jewish Choral Festival.  

This unique “travel and sample” cultural offering is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Participants will receive the links to repertoire, and recipe/s prior to the presentation. 

Recipe: Sabich a la Janet

Recommended wine pairing: Morgado da Vila Pet Nat, a naturally fermented and unfiltered white wine from Portugal.

Future L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere! programs are planned for exotic locales in the months of Elul (September) and Tishrei (early October), and beyond!

Mark your calendars NOW!

Your registration includes all scheduled events.

Information: (303)355-0232, info@coloradohebrewchorale.org

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Monday, September 14, 2020

7:30 p.m. MDT

L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – Morocco!

presented by Vanessa Paloma

Dr. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge and of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne’s Center for Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Studies at INALCO on ‘Jewish Women’s Songs from Northern Morocco: Core Role and Function of a Forgotten Repertoire’ received ‘félicitations du jury’.

In 2012, she founded KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive to collect, digitize, classify, and analyze contemporary and historical sound recording of Moroccan Jews. Her publications focus on narratives of power and transmission as well as the negotiation of minority status and gender relations through music in Morocco.

Vanessa is active musician, having performed in numerous festivals around the world and has frequently appeared in documentaries, radio and television, including PBS, France24 and Al Jazeera International.                           

Monday, October 5, 2020

7:30 p.m. MDT

             L’Chaim – A Taste of Jewish Music from – India!

presented by Rachel Musleah

Through the vivid prism of her family’s story, Rahel Musleah introduces audiences to the distinctive heritage of the Jews of India and Iraq. The seventh generation of a Calcutta family, she traces her roots to seventeenth‑century Baghdad. Through song and story, she offers a rare and intimate view of a rich culture little-known to most. Rahel is an award-winning journalist, author, singer, speaker, and educator. She also leads Jewish heritage tours of India informed by her distinctive “insider’s” perspective. She lives in Roslyn Heights, NY, and is passing down the legacy of the Baghdadi-Indian Jewish community to her two children, Shira and Shoshana.

Rahel’s Spicy Indian Cocktail Recipes


Monday, November 9, 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020


Sponsorship of L’Chaim is by the friends and supporters of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, SCFD (the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District), CCI (Colorado Creative Industries), and the Union Pacific Foundation.


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