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Join us in singing to God a new song‭ (‬Psalm 96‭) ‬as we welcome nationally-renowned musicians and spiritual leaders to the‭ ‬ Chizuk Amuno community‭.

As our singing community continues to expand, we are excited to share that in the upcoming months, we will be welcoming highly acclaimed guest Cantors and Song Leaders to our congregation. Each of the distinguished artists will guide us in their unique style through sessions, classes, and prayer experiences. This presents a unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in a diverse spectrum of Jewish music. We invite you to join us on this melodic journey, bound to fill our souls and move our spirits.  



Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz
May 31-June 1
Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz serves the Hadar Institute as Director of Tefillah and Music. An educator, practitioner, and facilitator of Jewish communal prayer, Deborah supports those who seek to deepen, sharpen, and unlock their practice of empowered song and tefila. An artist and composer, she has collaborated on over two dozen albums of new Jewish music with treasured colleagues, including two albums of her own original music: The Narrow and the Expanse (2020) and Yetzira   (2023). 

May 31
6 p.m. Minhah, Ma'ariv and Friday Night Services
Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz will lead a spirited Kabbalat Shabbat service, weaving new melodies into the fabric of the tefila - guiding us in raising our collective voices in powerful song.

June 1
9:30 a.m. Shabbat Morning Services, Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz will lead Shabbat morning tefila, integrating song, Torah, and new frameworks for connecting through tefila.

7:30 p.m. 
Ushering Out Shabbat through Melody and Meaning:  Close out Shabbat together in song; we'll sing wordless nigunim old and new and explore the spiritual underpinnings of song, as we bid farewell to Shabbat and usher in the week ahead, preceded by a Seudah shlishit. Our gathering will end with havdallah.

Learn more about Deborah's work at


Thu, May 23 2024 15 Iyyar 5784