Seeds of Community

lisa levine

Seeds of Community

with Cantor Lisa Levine

Friday, February 28-Sunday, March 2, 2014


All events will be at Beth Israel Congregation,
316 Park Avenue, Florence, SC 29501, unless otherwise noted.


Join us for a weekend of song and celebration; of spiritual uplift and warmth of community, as we pay tribute to Beth Israel’s past, delight in its present, and ensure its enduring future. Cantor Lisa Levine, a nationally known cantor and composer, will join us as artist-in-residence at these exciting events:

soulful shabbat

Soulful Shabbat

Put a little groove into your worship with Soulful Shabbat, an evening service by Cantor Lisa Levine. Created to appeal to young and old alike, the service will feature the voices of our children and our choir who join Lisa, accompanied by piano, guitar, and a drumbeat. Kindle your spirit and exalt your soul with Soulful Shabbat.

Friday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. Optional dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: $15 adults and $8 children

yoga shabbat

Yoga Shalom: a Shacharit (Morning Service) Embodiment of Prayer

Through music, deep breathing, gentle yoga postures, and relaxation, we will engage in morning prayers, gathering energy and healing. People of all physical abilities are welcome to participate while seated in a chair. Quiet your mind, open your heart and renew your spirit with Yoga Shalom.

Saturday, March 1, at 11 a.m. Lunch ($12) following.


Foundation Gala

Join us as we honor our past and ensure our future. Dinner and entertainment by Cantor Lisa Levine as she takes us on a tour of Jewish Broadway. From Irving Berlin to George Gershwin, Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein and beyond, this tour-de-force of Broadway favorites will also feature some of our congregants who love to sing and perform Broadway.

Saturday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. ($30)

Additional events for 20s, 30s, and 40s

Dolce Vita Wine and Chocolate Tasting Room
152 S. Dargan St., Florence SC 29501
Saturday, March 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Harvest Breakfast
Long Grain Cafe
260 W. Palmetto St., Florence SC 29501
Sunday, March 2 at 11 a.m.

Download the registration form here.

For questions, contact Ginny Geary at (843) 669-9724 or by e-mail to
The weekend’s programs are funded in part by the Shirley and Arthur Siegal Program and Education Fund.