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Interfaith Music & Spoken Word Concert
February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
In celebration of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, we cordially invite you to the 2019 Interfaith Music & Spoken Word Concert! Join us for the free event on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Doors open at 5:00pm for tours of the church. Program starts at 7pm. We invite you to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Surrey Food Bank.
Laura Duhan-Kaplan and Charles Kaplan will perform the following two pieces:
SPOKEN WORD: Infinite God: Two Short Poems by Solomon ibn Gabirol
Medieval Jewish philosopher and liturgical poet Solomon ibn Gabirol (1022-1070) used strict poetic meter to describe God’s infinity. Listen to “Three Things” in Hebrew, followed by Laura’s original translations of “Three Things” and “God’s Royal Crown.”
MUSIC: Yah Ribon: God, Master of the Universe
An Aramaic poem by Israel Najara (1555-1625), based on the words of the Biblical prophet Daniel, praising God and asking for divine protection. The middle eastern melody was arranged by the Klezmatics and rearranged by Charles.