Category Archives: Cantor Juval Porat

Appreciating the Beauty in Routine

written on November 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

This article is reprinted from BCC’s newsletter, Gvanim, vol. 49 no. 2, November/December 2020, Cheshvan/Kislev/Tevet 5781. Cantor Juval Porat Here we […]

Hanukkah Queernucopia

written on November 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Join us for an exclusive, one-off evening of music and storytelling featuring Jewish LGBTQ clergy, future clergy and community members […]

The Birth of Moses

written on January 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

In our weekly return to another Torah portion, we search for perspectives and ways of reclaiming ancient stories and instructions […]

Kadima/Kedem – Looking Forward and Looking Back

written on August 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat “Kadima” is a word Rabbi Alyson, Rabbi Jonathan and I have been toying with, while trying to come […]

True Colors – A Shavuot Experience

written on April 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Saturday June 8, 2019, 8pm at BCC. Join Temple Isaiah and Beth Chayim Chadashim for a spiritual, musical celebration of […]

Intimate voices – Music of Jewish Spirit

written on October 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cantors Concert: Intimate Voices, Music of Jewish Spirit Saturday, December 8 7 pm Lavish Hors d’Oeuvres, Desserts and Festive Beverages! […]

2 new albums – one concert!

written on April 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rebekah Mirsky & Juval Porat are delighted to present their new albums “The In-between” and “Theology”. The concert will be […]

Anticipating Liberation: Thoughts on Passover

written on March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

In the cycle of our years, Jewish tradition provides us with many opportunities to mark moments of reflection and celebration, […]

Actions and Consequences: A Drash on Mishpatim

written on February 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Cantor Juval Porat In last week’s Torah portion, we read a vivid and powerful description of one of the […]

Shimon Ben Pazi’s Choice

written on March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

What constitutes the essence of the Torah? What verse truly represents what Judaism is all about? One of the best […]