See Song-Fest 2015 page for information on this year’s SongFest.

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    • The first of the “Megilot” (collection of five scrolls, in the Jewish sequence of the biblical books).
    A beloved collection of songs/poems in ancient Israel.          • Ratified by the rabbis of Yavneh as part of the Bible.     
    • Promoted by Rabbi Akiva as the prototype for the love and relationship betw God and Israel. 
    • A source of numerous other interpretations and insights on love, theology, and relationships –
     
  over the midrashic era, the middle ages (Jewish and other traditions), and modern times.  
                               For more info/background, see the "About" page
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  Coming up:  40 th Annual  Shir Hashirim Song-Fest !  April 15, 2017  
Returning to Jonathan Zimet's apartment.  For details and to RSVP, click here.
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Previous                
Song-Fest 2016  at Romemu, April 30, 2016.   (See 
Song-Fest-2016 ).                  
       Special                      Program at the Tikkun Leil Shavuot of  JCC-Manhattan  (Sat-night May 24, 2015)     
         events:       The Song of Songs was popular from the outset  (long before Rabbi Akiba).  That's why it became   
 
                      part of the Bible, and why it has inspired perhaps more songs-per-verse than any other book.  
                     Through some of its diverse perspectives, we will explore why this is so;  and learn/sing a few songs.

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                           • First SHS Song-Fest in Washington DC: April 11, 2015 (8th day Pesah), 1:15 pm.          
  
                                     
at Tifereth Israel Congr7701  16th St. NW, Washington DC  20012                   

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                         A Feast of Songs: on Sat March 21  at the JCC Manhattan, NY.  (See "2015 ".) 
                                                           
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                                            National Havurah New England Retreat  Dec 18-20, 2015    Palmer, MA             
                         Sing & learn how the Song of Songs can be liberating in its use of gender.  w/ Aliza Arzt.
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Shorashim Israeli Dance party.   Dances of  Pesah: Sun April 24,  and       
                                                                                                   & Shir Hashirim            
May 1,  2016;  2726 Broadway, NY.   
Shir Hashirim.org  the Song of Songs  Shir Hashirim  exploring its diverse dimensions