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Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz
Februay 10-11, 2023

Musical events filled with song, spirituality, and study!

You are invited to a magical Shabbat weekend of communal singing, prayer, and learning. Performer, composer, and educator Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz joins Temple Sinai as a musical artist-in-residence February 10-12, 2023.

All 5 events are open to the community.

View free and ticketed event details below.

Click The Links Below for opportunities to become an Artist-In-Residence Series Sponsor to support and to attend an Intimate Evening with
Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz and more!

Rising Song Concert:
An Intimate Evening with Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz
Saturday, February 11

At Temple Sinai

Listen, sing along, dance, and fill your
spiritual cup during this inspiring
participatory concert. Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz with musical guest Sam Weisenberg of the Hadar Ensemble, will breathe new life into traditional Jewish music with unique melodies and instrumentation to create a communal experience you don’t want to miss. Preceded by a Tu B'Shevat themed Wine & Cheese Reception.

This event is open to the community 

$36 for an Intimate Evening With
Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz


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Friday, February 10

6:00pm Musical Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz
(Free and Open To The Community)


7:15pm Congregational Dinner with Singing and Learning 
(RSVP Required)


Boi Kallah, Shabbat HaMalka
Singing in the Divine

Shabbat is characterized by the call to sink into oneg - delight - through delicious food, prayer and study, and joyful song.
Through an exploration of singing as a spiritual practice, we'll deepen our connection to the ritual of raising our voices together, connecting to melodies
and texts, new and old.

$36 per person

Saturday, February 11

9:30am Shabbat Morning Services featuring Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz

10:30am Youth Shabbat Service in Chapel with Rabbi Sam

12:00pm Musical Kiddush Text Study

Singing at the Sea, Lamenting by the River

How has music expressed both power and joy, and suffering and loss, throughout the Jewish people’s narrative? Where do we see our own experiences embedded within these stories? In this text-based class, we’ll explore two key Biblical narratives centering the outpouring of song - punctuating our own learning with moments of melody and mindfulness.

7:30pm "An Intimate Evening with Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz"
Join composer, singer, and song-facilitator Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz for an evening of rich harmony, deep groove, and heart-opening communal song. All are invited to raise their voices in this participatory concert, as we bid farewell to Shabbat and prepare for the week ahead!

About Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz

Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz is an educator, practitioner, and facilitator of Jewish communal music, Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz supports communities and individuals who seek to deepen their practice of empowered song and connective prayer - with curiosity, skill, and heart. Through workshops, song-circles, and tefila experiences, Deborah strives to use song as a tool in the process of unearthing the grassroots creative spirituality of the Jewish and global people.


As a performer and composer, Deborah brings this passion for community-building to her artistic partnerships; in addition to collaborating on over two dozen albums with a diverse array of voices in the Jewish soundscape, Deborah released her debut album of original spiritual music, The Narrow and the Expanse, in 2020.


Deborah received rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and serves the Hadar Institute as Director of Tefillah and Music.

To learn more about Rabbi Sacks Mintz please visit her website at

About Sam Weisenberg

A multi-instrumentalist and collaborative musician, Sam Weisenberg has written, produced, and performed throughout North America and Europe. He has been making music with Deborah for over a decade, and has recently recorded his 9th album in collaboration with her and their shared artistic community. 

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