Jewish Chicks Rock BLOG

Migration, not just for ducks.

It’s a New Year – and one of the hurdles I’ve overcome and am now ready to promote is building a WEBSITE.  Yes, I’ve had a presence before – a blog, a reverbnation page, facebook personal and fan pages, twitter, myspace, you name it – I’ve tried it. And now – January 2014 – I … More »

Yom Kippur – two musical resources

For your listening…pleasure? Contemplation is more like it. We’re seconds away from the big YK – a time where we are typically pretty hard on ourselves.  Time to make some changes… Here are two pieces for you to listen to: 1. “Am I Born Just To Serve” – a piece written collaboratively by campers at … More »

Bet Girls Rocked @Shwayder Camp

I had to share…cuter than this, people? Written collaboratively with the Bet Girls at Shwayder Camp (featured here!) Glenn produced the track simply with an innocence that reflects the beautiful work they did together! Click SHWAYDER Bet Girls SONG to listen to Kehillah Tova! Here are the words: Kehillah Tova – we are a good community … More »

We do more in 24 hours than…

Jewish summer camp gives you more opportunities to be of service in 24 hours than most people get in a year. Here’s my story from the past 24 hours at URJ Camp Coleman In 24 hours I: Helped an aspiring songwriter find her voice through the pen while encouraging her to open up more and … More »

Magic#7 – 7 songs inspired by 7 camps

Magic # 7 I am embarking on a new, exciting project this summer I’m producing. The subject: Jewish Summer camp Placeholder Title: Naomi Less’ Magic #7 Project 7 songs from my time spent in residency at 7 Jewish summer programs across the US this summer. The songs will reflect stories and understandings she takes from … More »

it was light at 5pm!!!

We are coming out of the darkest part of the year.  I love it!  I celebrate the birthday of the Trees (Tu B’shvat) in dead of winter as the celebration of the potential of growth! If I’m lucky, I’m present and conscious enough as I was today to see, when I emerged at 5pm out … More »

Sh’ma Yisrael – Listen Israel Sheet Music available FREE

As part of the ethos of this movement for spiritual civil rights in Israel, we want to extend to music educators and musicians, the sheet music to “Sh’ma Yisrael-Listen Israel” at no charge to you. Fran and I are giving the song, video and music away to you to use to activate and educate folks … More »

exciting summer music

Seems like summer is half over already. Can it be? Are the sounds of summer also half over? Take advantage of listening to some new music.  I was reminded today of how much fun it is to discover new artists.  Often, I get so busy, with writing music and performing, that I forget to keep … More »

SXSW Interactive produced life lessons? Go figure!

This past week, through an incredible professional development opportunity via ROI’s micro-grant program, I was able to step into a world virtually unknown to me, expand my thinking, perspective on the world and understanding of how I can further serve the Jewish community.  Oddly enough, that came from the South by Southwest Interactive Conference. One … More »