“Rising Song Circles are groups of music lovers in Jewish communities around the world who join together regularly to study nigunim, nusach, and Jewish musical wisdom.”

Our circle will be guided by a wealth of virtual master classes created by Joey Weisenberg,
and by our own traditional/creative blend of davenology.
If you are unfamiliar with the Rising Song Institute, please check the website:

The goals of an Or Shalom Rising Song Circle include:
– Learning traditional nusach and both old and new niggunim
– Encouraging more people to lead us in prayer and/or to enrich prayer at Or Shalom
– Providing an environment for creating new individual and group musical expressions

What do you need to join the Or Shalom Rising Circle?
– A desire to learn and to lead
– Some musical talent
– Commitment to monthly circle gatherings (over zoom, for now)
– Willingness to spend some time between session watching videos, and singing

Financial investment:
$18/month for the Rising Circle Master Class.
Need-based scholarships available through Rabbi Hannah: rabbihannah@orshalom.ca

Next Step:
Email Rabbi Hannah AND risingsongcircle@orshalom.ca with your interest.
If we collect 10 people in our circle, Joey will meet with us to help us get started!

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