Kick-off Kumzits/Community Sing with Sarah Larsson

Join us to kick off the Bo’u Nashir music series with a Kumzits/Community Sing. In the tradition of a kumzits* and with a multicultural twist, participants are invited to bring a song of any Jewish cultural origin to share or teach. Hosted by MC Sarah Larsson, the evening will feature a song-share by the summer Yiddish Folksong Series participants, favorite songs taught by local cantors, and YOU! Snacks will be provided.

*Kumzits means “come sit” in Yiddish and refers to a gathering to share in songs, often around a campfire.

Free to the public. Come early at 6:30 for snacks and schmoozing; program will start at 7pm.

Location (INDOORS): Heilicher Beit Knesset. Please enter through the Barry Family Campus entrance. 4330 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park.

For the safety and security of our members, guests and staff, you must present a government issued ID to gain access to the Minnesota JCC campuses. Thank you for your cooperation.

If you would like to teach a song, please email the lyrics to Riv Shapiro at [email protected] by August 1st to be printed.

Sarah Larsson is a student of some of the most renowned singers of Yiddish folksong tradition today — including Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Svetlana Kundish, and Josh Waletzky. One of the organizers of Klezmer on Ice and the Longfellow Village Band, Sarah Larsson has brought Yiddish and Klezmer music education to Twin Cities communities since 2018. Larsson also performs with The Nightingale Trio, which has been called “earthy and serene” and “amazing” by Minnesota Public Radio host Steve Staruch.


August 3
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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