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SOCALLED @Dorshei emet Shabbat shira concert

The Suburban- Jan. 12, 2024, by Mike Cohen

DORSHEI EMET CONCERTCongregation Dorshei Emet in Hampstead will present its Shabbat Shira Concert on Sat. Jan 27 (7:30 pm) at 18 Cleve Rd. International superstar Josh « Socalled » Dolgin will return to the stage with a special project featuring Montreal quartet Yenne Velt, which brings together their singular traditional sound and unique instrumentation with Dolgin’s new arrangements of Yiddish song repertoire. Juno nominated Dolgin has been working as a professional musician for over 20 years, recording and touring with bands and special projects around the world with a dizzying array of top-notch musicians as a singer, rapper, pianist and producer. The subject of « The Socalled Movie » documentary directed by Garry Beitel and produced by the NFB, Dolgin produces musical theatre, sings as a soloist with an Austrian big band, draws cartoons and tours with James Brown’s bandleader Fred Wesley in a project that unites Funk and Klezmer called Abraham Inc. This year Josh is teaching a course in the Jewish studies department at McGill looking at the development of Yiddish music and culture.

https://www.thesuburban.com/blogs/sjn/dancyger-succeeds-crelinsten-at-jpl-socalled-at-dorshei-emet-chicoutimi-church-supports-israel/article_62fbc2d8-b100-11ee-9aee-470b792356f3.html

NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS 

The New Horizons for Seniors Program is a program Liberals continue to invest in. Each year, it supports organizations that support seniors in Mount Royal. This year, organizations in Mount Royal that have received funding include  Congregation Dorshei Emet .

Please watch the video and learn about the great work that the funding from the New Horizons for Seniors 2023 has allowed these groups to accomplish.

https://www.facebook.com/anthonyhousefather/videos/233841416266293 

 

CONCERT featuring grandmother’s concentration camp poems makes Quebec premiere

Grandmother's poems, penned in concentration camp, make beautiful music

 

"That you can create beauty in those kinds of circumstances is astonishing," said Lenka Lichtenberg, who will perform the songs in Montreal."

T'Cha Dunlevy  •  Montreal Gazette

Our Shabbat Shira concert is featured on the front page of the Montreal Gazette.

Read the full article here:

https://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/local-arts/grandmothers-poems-penned-in-concentration-camp-make-beautiful-music?fbclid=IwAR0gGi6dflR1E6FGH3iIP-NLTSpG19mDTQxWle8Nv-QNfaBN19tLuiGuiFM 

MONTREAL WOMAN DEFIES ODDS TO GET BAT MITZVAH AT 80 YEARS OF AGE

In Jewish tradition, the bar or bat mitzvah is a milestone coming of age ceremony.

It’s usually carried out at the age of 13 for a boy and 12 for a girl, but not always.

One Montreal woman originally from Winnipeg just defied the odds by having hers at the age of 80.

TO READ IN FULL: https://globalnews.ca/news/9020553/montreal-woman-bat-mitzvah-80/ 

FCJA COVID IMPACT REPORT

Check out Dorshei Emet mentioned on Page 39 of the Federation CJA COVID Impact Report that was mailed out.

Inspirations newspaper:Celebrating inclusive communities-MARCH 28, 2022.

On February 24th Dorshei Emet held a program on disability awareness with Erika Tencer, Joelle Dayan, Noah Mandelker and Ian Segal.

Our program has been mentioned in an article by Randy Pinsky in the Inspirations Newspaper: Celebrating Inclusive Communities. Please click here to view:

http://www.inspirationsnews.com/inspirations/articles/jdaim-2022-hears-from-roster-of-interesting-speakers

PODCAST:WON'T YOU BE MY RABBI, AUGUST 2021.

Rabbi Boris was recently featured on a new CJN podcast, "Won't You Be My Rabbi". You can listen to the episodes here .

August 2021.

Sat, April 13 2024 5 Nisan 5784