“Singing Our Way To Freedom” during Pesach

Aly Halpert (right), with fellow singer-songwriter Molly Bajgot (center) and Cantor Vera Broekhuysen (left), lead the congregation in song at Beth El on April 27, 2024. Click image to enlarge.

In times of brokenness, it’s often even harder to dream towards a world that is whole. Singing is a tool that helps us connect, remember our collective humanity, and to move through feelings of grief and joy. Singing literally helps bring about the world we’re dreaming — grounding us in our bodies, in community, and in hope as a practice.

During Passover 2024, Congregation Beth El welcomed singer-songwriter Aly Halpert for an evening of healing and rejuvenating, who taught and led songs towards the collective liberation we deserve as the congregation said goodbye to Shabbat together and oriented through song towards the world we want to build. With Halpert was Molly Bajgot, who will be at Beth El on June 1 to share music from her new first full-length album, “Revelry,” with new tunes for Jewish liturgy and original songs of hope.

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