Or browse results titled :. Batya Levine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Batya Levine uses song as a tool for cultivating healing and resilience in her work as a communal musician, shaliach tzibur Jewish prayer leader and cultural organizer. Batya believes in the liberatory power of song to loosen what is bound and to sustain us as we build a more just, beautiful world.
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One way Batya Levine describes her music is as an Ashkenazi sound mixed with queer folk medicine songs. Another is as a means of bringing people together for communal healing. Regardless of definition, Levine is working on bringing her craft to new listeners with her first studio album. Get Jewish Exponent's Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories We do not share data with third party vendors. Free Sign Up. Levine, 29, grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, in a Modern Orthodox household and described her upbringing as musical. But she only started pursuing it more seriously after college. In , Levine graduated from New York University, having studied psychology and visual arts. It was there, working for a year-and-a-half as an educator in its Teva program, that her passion for music was incubated.
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It would be a joy to celebrate this moment with you! Register for the zoom link - info in the event page. Karov is a collection of songs born of yearning, connection, and prayer. These songs are for falling in tears, drawing close, and dancing with ancestors. It is my deep hope that this album can serve as a source of resonance and resilience for those who need it.
Margot deeply believes in the liberatory potential of song and is so grateful to realize this longing through the Let My People Sing! Batya Levine uses song as a tool for cultivating healing and resilience, and centers this practice in her work as a communal song leader, musician, shaliach tzibur Jewish prayer leader and cultural organizer. She believes in the liberatory power of song to untie what is bound within us, and sustain us as we build a more just and beautiful world. She is releasing her first album, Karov , this August! Batya is also an avid lover of pond swims, living room dance parties, and puns. You can check out more about her work and music at www. They believe in cultivating singing as a spiritual and meditative practice —- one that can be a non-hierarchical collective experience for people to create intentional sacred space with their voices. They play drum, fingerstyle guitar, mandolin, jawharp, and oud, and they sing nigunim, folk songs, and laments.