Ahhhh, that Friday feeling. Let it sink in.
And what about those #FridayFeels does it for you? Is it the way you can mentally close out the week? Is it the smells of your favorite foods? The taste of your preferred libation? What sounds do you hear? *queue the soft sound of a laptop closing*
OneTable is proud to present a four part podcast series to explore even more sounds of Shabbat. Join OneTable’s Rabbi Jessica Minnen and outgoing Miami Field Manager, Tori Greene, as they explore Kabbalat Shabbat, the practice of welcoming Shabbat with poetry, song, and reflection on Friday night.
Songs and Sounds of Shabbat Podcast
Join RJM and Tori as we explore Kabbalat Shabbat, the practice of welcoming Shabbat with poetry, song, and reflection on Friday night.
Learn more about Kabbalat Shabbat and its roots in Jewish mysticism. Watch the scene from Across the Universe that inspires Tori’s reflection.
(And they do have a name now! Welcome to Songs and Sounds of Shabbat Podcast.)
Delve into the first half of Kabbalat Shabbat and unpack its mystical origins, the meaning behind its poetry, and how we might use its themes to modernize and personalize the way we welcome Friday night.
If you’re interested in listening to the melodies RJM and Tori share, check out Julie Silver, Nava Tehila, The Nigunim Ensemble, and Rick Recht. OneTable also has a curated selection of Friday night Spotify playlists to help inspire you as you prepare to celebrate Shabbat.
Explore the second half of Kabbalat Shabbat, the poetry of Psalms 98, 99, and 27, along with the meditative prayer Ana B’koach. Elevate meaning and magic, melodies and mystery, as an invitation to welcome the weekend with reflection, light, and joy.
This bonus episode features special guest, singer/songwriter Batya Levine. Batya will guide a thoughtful and reflective discussion on Lecha Dodi, the apex poem of the Kabbalat Shabbat service, sharing her inspiring personal journey along the way. (Learn more about Batya here: https://www.batyalevine.com/)