A Night of Jewish Song and Celebration with Nava Tehila

Saturday, January 26; 8 PM


At the Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Preceded by a community reception at 7 PM.

Jerusalem-based Nava Tehila is one of the world's most innovative musical prayer communities. Rooted in Middle Eastern, Hasidic, Israeli, and other musical traditions, Nava Tehila pours forth a celebratory, meditative, and joyful experience, designed to make the spirit soar. (Check out some of their music here or at,)

We have made it through a hard year in Sonoma County. Now come and rejoice in music and community.

Sponsoring organizations: Jewish Concierge of Sonoma County, Congregation Ner Shalom, Congregation Beth Ami, Congregation Shomrei Torah, B'nai Israel Jewish Center, Congregation Shir Shalom, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family & Children's Services, and Wilderness Torah.

Our Love is Here to Stay

An Evening of Classics, Standards, and Showtunes with Holly Near

friday, February 22; 7 PM

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Holly's voice shines especially bright when singing love songs, so you'll be in for a wonderful treat on this night of love songs and standards.  Holly will be joined by Jan Martinelli and a host of special guests Linda Hirschhorn, Francisco Herrera, Nancy Hayashibara, Nancy Vogl, and Ruby Skye Seidner.

Jan Martinelli has played bass with Holly since the early nineties, both on recordings and on tour. She is fiercely rhythmic as well as having a lyrical quality well suited to Holly’s repertoire. Ms. Martinelli also works as Holly’s musical assistant, managing the charts and teaching the arrangements to artists who move in and out of Holly touring schedule.

Location: Congregation Ner Shalom, 85 La Plaza, Cotati 94931


Impacted by Fire?

Thanks to a grant from the North Bay Wildfire Emergency Fund of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, and Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, if you were impacted by the fire, we want you to enjoy these concerts regardless of your ability to pay. Just email us!

Note: Ner Shalom is a strictly scent- and chem-free venue. Please (please please please) be mindful.

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