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Duvid Swirsky Shabbaton, January 27-28

Duvid Swirsky Shabbaton | January 27-28, 2023

The Duvid Swirsky Shabbaton is a collaboration between Congregation B’nai Israel, Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot, and Orange County Jewish Comunity Scholar Program, funded in part by the Weissment Arts Endowment Fund, a joint program of Jewish Community Foundation Orange County and Jewish Federation of Orange County.

Friday Night, January 27 at 7:00pm
One Voice Shabbat at Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot
Duvid Swirsky, Cantor Katz, and Rabbi Greenwald join the clergy team of SHM for a musical Friday night!

Saturday Morning, January 28 at 9:30am
Shabbat Morning at Congregation B’nai Israel
Duvid Swirsky and the clergy team of SHM join Rabbi Greenwald, Cantor Katz, and Carl Cedar for Shabbat morning!

Saturday Evening, January 28 at 7:00pm
Havdalah and Melaveh Malkah Concert at University Park Community Center
Hosted by Orange County Community Scholar Program
$18 Per Person General Public
$10 Per Person CSP, CBI & SHM Members
Free of Charge to CSP Patrons/Legacy Circle Members
Dessert Reception by Blueberry Hill

Duvid Swirsky is a LA-based musician, songwriter and producer originally from Israel.

He co-founded both the legendary Israeli band MOSHAV and the critically acclaimed folk/pop trio the Distant Cousins. Duvid grew up in a musical village in the hills between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, performing at an early age with Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.

“When we were growing up”, explains Duvid, “the only electrical appliance in the house was a record player. So, while other kids might be growing up watching television and playing video games, we were listening to the records our parents brought with them – Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Neil Young.”

Duvid eventually moved to Los Angeles to sign a record deal with SONY and leapt head first into the vibrant Los Angeles music scene- creating music with Grammy award winning musicians and producers. He’s now preparing the release of the debut Distant Cousins album, Next of Kin.