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Lunch + Learn: Exploring Voice, Music, and Jewish Exegesis
07/16/2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Together we’ll explore how the exegetical concept of PaRDeS* can be useful for appreciating Jewish liturgical music. We’ll then embody sacred song with our entire body-mind-spirit. Led by Builder Matthew Ellenwood, this session will feature Matthew’s original music and personal explorations inspired by composer Michael Isaacson’s book Jewish Music as Midrash.
*Peshat —”Surface” or literal meaning
Remez — “Hints” or allegoric meaning,
Derash — “Inquire” or comparative meaning
Sod — “Secret” or mystical meaning