Acoustic Shabbat, 6 p.m.
This Kabbalat Shabbat service features music and teaching from Noah Aronson. The Chanukah Band will play, and we will light our Congregation’s Chanukah menorah and celebrate the Consecration of our Religious School students.
Following services, join us for our Congregational Chanukah Dinner. Enjoy brisket made by Marcia and Hans Oberdorfer, latkes by Moshe, green beans, salad and sufganiyot (donuts) for dessert. Vegetarian and gluten free options available upon request. Jeremy Klotz and Rachel Waldorf, Directors of Goldman Union Camp, will be in attendance with “presents” at dinner along with fun activities for the kids to enjoy. Cost is $12 for adults (13+) and $6 for children (0-2 are free). RSVP and payment required by Monday, December 6. Visit this page or call 314.569.0010 to register.
Torah Study and Musical Exploration, 9:30 a.m.
Study Torah and learn from Noah’s unique perspective, scholarly and musically. A light breakfast starts at 9 a.m.
Havdalah and Chanukah Concert, 5:30 p.m.
Noah will be joined by his band for a spectacular concert, and we will light our Congregation’s Chanukah menorah. Free and open to the public.
Chanukah Celebration for Families with Young Children
Early Childhood Engagement Event
Saturday, December 16, 9 a.m.
Celebrate with music from Noah Aaronson, an interactive Chanukah story, an edible menorah snack and additional holiday activities for young children and their families.
Religious School Concert
Sunday, December 17, 9 a.m.
Religious school children and families are invited to join us for a special concert with Noah Aronson on Sunday, December 17.
Noah Aronson is an energetic and soulful composer and performer whose unique musical style propels his music into communities across North America, Israel and Europe. Noah earned a degree in Jazz Composition and Piano from Berklee College of Music in Boston and held the position of Composer-in-Residence at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA. Noah conducted the Manhattan HaZamir Choir from 2008-2010 and his choral music received an honorable mention in the 2009 GTM Young Composer’s Award.
Noah released his first solo Jewish album in May 2011 and the title song ‘Am I Awake’ was a winner in the New Voices song competition at NewCAJE in 2011. Noah’s album ‘Left Side of the Page’, released in 2013, has received widespread acclaim for its musical settings of poetic selections from the Mishkan Tefilah Prayer Book.
Noah is currently serving as the Creative Director of Sacred Music NY, a nonprofit organization he helped to create, that organizes concerts around New York City bringing together spiritual musicians from diverse backgrounds to inspire interfaith dialogue and social change.