Category Archives: Cantor Juval Porat

The Hashtags of High Holidays

written on September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Cantor Juval Porat This article first appeared in G’vanim, September/October 2016 issue. In the world of hashtags, tweets, taggings, […]

Reflections on Pride Weekend and Orlando

written on July 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Juval Porat As our annual Pride parade and celebration dawned this year, our lives were disrupted by a tragic […]

Counting to Liberation and Pride

written on May 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

And from the day on which you bring the sheaf of elevation offering-the day after the Shabbat – you shall […]

Thoughts on Purim and Yom Ki-Purim

written on March 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last Erev Yom Kippur occurred exactly on the first of the last 100 remaining days of 2015. I remember this […]

Seven Things I Learned Working with the BCC Choir

written on November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Now that High Holidays are over, here are some reflections on my work with the choir to prepare for those […]

Let There Be Love: The Noah Aronson Band with Cantor Juval Porat

written on October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Save the Date: February 13, 2016, 8:00 PM 7pm reception & schmooze 8pm concert Click here to get your tickets. BCC […]

Marriage Day

written on September 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Friday, June 26, 2015 might be one of those days we’ll ask each other about in years to come. Where […]

Deepen Your Days of Awe Experience on Tuesdays in Elul

written on July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Are you awake? Are you prepared? The month of Elul that precedes the Days of Awe is both a gift […]

Hineh Mah Tov: Creating Togetherness That is Pleasant and Good

written on July 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Read Cantor Juval Porat’s column from the Reform Judaism website. Hineh mah tov umah na’im shevet achim gam yachad! Behold, how […]

Creating Sacred Space

written on March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat’s G’vanim Column, March 2015 I’ve been contemplating sacredness recently, its elusiveness and whether there’s some sort of […]