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Community-Wide Havdalah 2011

Shir Yaakov Feinstein-Feit, Jill Hammer, David Ingber, Shoshana Jedwab, Eden Pearlstein

Ritual, Prayer & Spirituality, Shabbat

Warm your body and soul at this sweet and lively Havdalah (closing Shabbat) event. We will celebrate the community we have built together over this Shabbat and transition into the second half of Limmud NY, and a new week. Join Shir Yaakov and Eden Perlstein of Darshan along with Jill Hammer, Shoshana Jedweb and David Ingber for a havdalah ceremony filled with music, dancing and learning. This is not to be missed!

Shir Yaakov Feinstein-Feit

Shir Yaakov Feinstein-Feit — singer, composer, designer, producer, teacher — weaves a tapestry of Kabbalistic wisdom, contemporary songwriting, and deep personal spirituality. He has released over 100 original songs as a solo recording artist and as half of the world-hop duo Darshan. He designs for web and print at eights.org and serves as Musical Director of NYC's Renewal congregation Romemu.

Jill Hammer

Academy for Jewish Religion

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Jill Hammer, PhD and rabbi, is the Director of Spiritual Education at the Academy for Jewish Religion, a pluralistic seminary. She is co-founder of the Kohenet Institute, a program in Jewish women's spiritual leadership, and of Tel Shemesh, an earth-based Jewish resource. She is the author of "The Jewish Book of Days: A Companion for all Seasons", and "Sisters at Sinai: New Tales of Biblical Women."

David Ingber

David Ingber is a rabbi, explorer, and integrator. His experience spans from training in the Orthodox world to Renewal Judaism, from teaching pilates and gyrotonics to meditating under the guidance of great Zen teachers, from tai chi and yoga to astrology, from great Jewish mystics to western philosophy. He recently founded Romemu in NYC.

Shoshana Jedwab


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Shoshana Jedwab is a percussionist, and award-winning Jewish educator. She drums for Kirtan Rabbi, Romemu, Chana Rothman, Storahtelling, Kohenet, shamans, synagogues, healing circles, and Hebrew Schools. Shoshana is a teacher at the Holy Drummers Institute and serves as the A.J. Heschel MS Jewish Studies Coordinator. Shoshana facilitates the drum circle at the JCC in Manhattan.

Eden Pearlstein


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Eden "Eprhyme" Pearlstein is a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop Artist, Author and All Around Good Guy. Active in both the Jewish and Secular arts/music world, he collaborates closely with creative organizations such as Shemspeed, The Iyyun Center and K Records. He is 1/2 of Darshan- the musical midrash project that combines the soaring Songwriting of Shir Yaakov and Eprhyme's deep and probing raps.

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