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Bo’u Nashir (Hebrew: בּוֹאוּ נָשִׁיר) means Come, Let’s Sing!


The Minnesota JCC’s Bo’u Nashir program is a series of Jewish communal music experiences in the Twin Cities that connects our diverse community through song and story, roots into Jewish musical traditions from across the diaspora, and celebrates local, contemporary Jewish music.
Save the dates for programming throughout the summer!

DOWNLOAD THE BO’U NASHIR MIXTAPE HERE!

This Month:

Tamar’s Journey Through Sephardic Folksong
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
7–8 PM
VIRTUAL
Suggested Donation $10

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Join us for a captivating musical journey following Tamar Ghidalia’s migration from Tunisia to Minnesota through the rich tapestry of Sephardic folk music. This presentation will blend storytelling, customs, and music, offering a unique glimpse into Tamar’s heritage.

 

Sacred Sounds of the Middle East: Film & Concert!
SUNDAY, JULY 21
2–5:30 PM
CAPP CENTER ST. PAUL
$18 • $15

TICKETS

Join us for a dive into cross-cultural Jewish and Arabic music of the Middle East through film and live performance.

 

Flory’s Flame: A Sephardic Music Legacy
THURSDAY, JULY 30
7–9 PM
SABES CENTER MINNEAPOLIS
$18 • $15

TICKETS

Join us for an evening of music, memories, and magic as we honor the life of Flory Jagoda—a true Sephardic musical luminary.


2023 Festival

Our 2023 Festival included a wide range of experiences to come together to lift your voice in community with Bo’u Nashir:

Songs to Re-root and Remember with Sarina Partridge
Kick-off Kumzits/Community Sing with Sarah Larsson
¡Viva Sepharad! with David Harris
Family Sing-Along with Berek and Amanda Awend
Community Klezmer Jam with Longfellow Village Band
Local Musician Happy Hour with Riv Shapiro
Piyutim For A Sacred Season with R. Arielle Lekach-Rosenberg
Yiddish Sing-Along with Lea Kalisch
Yiddish Greatest Hits Shabbat Lunch with Maggie Burton
Klezmer Fusion Workshop with Klezmerson

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS

Twin Cities Jewish Renewal Community • Cantor Tamar Havilio – Bet Shalom CongregationAdath Jeshurun Congregation’s TAMID CommitteeCantors Jennifer Strauss-Klein and Rachel Stock Spilker, Mount Zion TempleBeth El Congregation

 

This Making Music Happen Community Grant Initiative is made possible by a generous grant from the Pertzik Fund for Arts and Culture at
JCC Association of North America.

This project is made possible in part with the support of Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation.

CLOSURE UPDATE: Sunday, July 14, 2024. Due to a power outage, the SABES CENTER MINNEAPOLIS is currently CLOSED. We apologize for the inconvenience and will post updates here.