Kol Ami — The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community

Kabbalat Shabbat with Guest Clergy Rabbi Jack Gabriel

October 16, 2020, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“MYSTIC SERENADE: A Kabbalat Shabbat of Songs, Stories, Light, and Joy, with Rabbi Jack Gabriel this Friday October 16 at 7:30 PM. He’s a one-of-a-kind Folk/Reggae/songwriting Rabbi. He taught mysticism and led congregations from Capetown to Woodstock NY, and from Kailua-Kona HI to Sonoma CA to Boulder CO, where he now writes, sings, and lives. As a leader in the Jewish Renewal Movement, he teaches bite size Kabbalah and user-friendly stories and songs.

He’s released 9 recordings of his own music; met Bob Marley, and jammed with the Wailers in Kingston, Jamaica; sat in with the Jerry Garcia Band; sang on 4 “Sing Along With Kermit” recordings for Jim Henson; garnered a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy); and was heard across Canada, every Saturday Night on CBC-FM, for 10 years, as an expert on R&B and early Rock n’ Roll.  In the 1980’s he was active in the relief and rescue of Ethiopian Jews. For a taste of his musical leadership go to:

When he leads a service, you can feel his Reggae heart and his Klezmer soul. Come lively up yourself, with up-with-joy music as we welcome Shabbat! Rebbe or not, here he comes!”

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P.O. Box 1801, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 571-336-5544
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The Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
4444 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington Blvd. (Route 50) & George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22204
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