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Surgery

Blue Garb - hospital

IV aches in my hand. My mom and I wait. My dad is outside reading his book. Vivian (30+years as a nurse) and her younger counterpart whose name escapes me now attend beautifully. We wait. Andrea calls. Friends send texts of love and well wishes. I remove my clothing and dress for the first time […]


September 2016 News

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Shana Tova blessings!

Its here, the New Year with changing light and leaves and honey and apples and, squash soup eaten together around the table.

This music is a gift for you, to accompany you through the last moments of the month of Elul and into the fall and 5777. To dwelling! L’chaim and Shana Tova!

CONTENTS
The Present: Preparing for High Holy Days
Looking Forward: More music, meditation, and prayer
Upcoming Dates: San Francisco, Toronto, & the Bahamas
Looking Back: Aviva’s Sabbatical
Saying Goodbye to Jaffa Road


Saying Goodbye to Jaffa Road

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In 2002, I went for a lunch date that changed my life. Aubrey Glazer told me that Aaron Lightstone and I should meet. We sat down together and little did I know that together we would create a band that would become my musical home for over a decade. We began making music. I had […]


The Water Is Wide — Spoken Word

Later in March, 2016 Back at work on music, I write my first spoken word poem set to a recording of a water drum.  The idea is inspired by K’naan’s Watershed.  Aaron and I are preparing a new concert on water, healing and ritual for Atlanta’s progressive Mikvah: MaCom. The Atlanta Jewish community is another favourite one of mine to […]


Poem: HEARTSONG

March 1, 2016: I am honoured to be a guest artist at the Jewish and Muslim women’s study group where we are gathering for an eight-week course entitled Milk, Blood and Tears. My session is tears. After the group has studied some texts from both Torah and Koran and had discussion I am invited to […]