In this wide ranging conversation, Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny talks with Chava Mirel an internationally touring singer, guitarist, composer, recording artist, spiritual leader and activist. Performing in Folk, World Music, Jazz and other genres, Chava imbues her music with the universal themes of hope, caring, connection, inclusion, and womens and environmental issues.
An award-winning Jewish music composer, Chava provides outstanding artist-in-residence services at congregations from coast to coast. She has been featured on the Plenary Stage at Union of Reform Judaism Biennial Convention, and her compositions have been included in compilations and songbooks throughout the Jewish world. She is a recent alumnus of Hadar Institute’s Rising Song Fellowship, and her voice has been featured on multiple recordings by other Jewish musical artists that have gained popularity across denominations.