August- December Travels and Gigs

What a wild string of gigs! It has been an amazing couple of months singing with communities as far north as Toronto and as far south as Auburn, Alabama. With 9 camp conventions, 2 Friday night Shabbat experiences, my first Latkepalooza, my first gig at on Orthodox High School, and the Jewish High Holy Days in the middle of them all, it has been an enriching, inspiring, and wild couple of...

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March of the Living- Los Angeles Delegation

March of the Living- Los Angeles Delegation

I can’t thank the BJE staff enough for having me be a part of the BJE MOTL trip this year and last year. I have found it difficult to come up with appropriate words to describe just how thankful I am, but I am going to try my best to describe. Being a part of the BJE March of the Living has changed my life– there is not a day that goes by where I do not think about our journey to...

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Omaha, Nebraska- MAR BBYO Spring Convention

This convention–I will forever remember it. After doing this work for a couple of years, I have never run into a situation even similar to what happened that weekend in Omaha. The convention itself was great, however, at about noon on Friday, I started to feel a little carsick. We had an amazing morning doing Habitat for Humanity work with a great group of teens in Omaha, then I started to...

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Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Council BBYO’s Kallah Weekend

Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Council BBYO’s Kallah Weekend

What an amazing weekend. After Eric and I arrived in Atlanta Friday, the first convention activity began at 7pm with Atlanta Council’s Family Shabbat evening. Around 200 teens and family members gathered to celebrate Shabbat, and we kicked the evening off together with services. Eric and played many of BBYO’s favorite tunes including Noah Aronson’s “Am I awake,”...

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Houston, Texas – Lonestar BBYO Kallah Weekend

Houston, Texas – Lonestar BBYO Kallah Weekend

From start to finish it was a great weekend in Houston, Texas with Lonestar BBYO. Just a short bus ride from Austin, we arrived at their Regional Kallah and went straight in to Friday Night Services all together with the convention. It was a really uplifting service, and starting conventions with services is always a nice way to come together and set the tone for the weekend. I led Saturday...

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