Through the Waters
Chant is a powerful practice in wilderness.
Rabbi Shefa Gold (www.RabbiShefaGold.com) is a leader in Aleph: the Alliance for Jewish Renewal and received her ordination both from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. She is the director of C-DEEP, The Center for Devotional, Energy and Ecstatic Practice. Shefa composes and performs spiritual music, has produced ten albums, and her liturgies have been published in several new prayerbooks. She teaches workshops and retreats on the theory and art of Chanting, and trains Chant Leaders in Kol Zimra, a two year program for rabbis, cantors and lay leaders. Shefa is the author of The Magic of Chant (Jewish Lights), Torah Journeys: The Inner Path to the Promised Land and In the Fever of Love: An Illumination of the Song of Songs.
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