Don't miss Nashirah's first International, Virtual Festival, featuring music and dance performances, interactive experiences and more!

PROGRAM: Sunday, December 6

9:30-10:30 am: Yoga for Singers and Vocal Warm-Up

Marina Kenny (Buenos Aires) and Soyeon Bin (Philadelphia)

11 am-12 pm: Lecture - "Hanukkah As A Roadmap for Healing from Trauma"

Cantor Natasha J. Hirschhorn (New York)


Nashirah, The Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia, conductor Julia Zavadsky

Yiddish Tango - Ramon Tasat (Washington D.C.)

Chorus of the H.L. Miller Cantorial School at the Jewish Theological Seminary, conductor Natasha J. Hirschhorn (New York)

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus at Ansche Chesed, conductor Natasha J. Hirschhorn (New York)

Argentine Tango dancers Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein (Philadelphia)

Live Interviews

2:30-3:20 pm: Hanukkah Sing-Along & Social Hour

Julia Zavadsky & Soyeon Bin (Philadelphia)


3:30-5:30 pm: "Memento," a concert-length ballet from Jerusalem Ballet + Interview

Nadya Timofeyeva (Jerusalem) and Julia Zavadsky (Philadelphia)

5:30-5:45 pm: Zoom Farewell

Reconnect with festival artists and participants and celebrate the virtual community created by our festival.

Tickets: $0-36

Ticketing is through eventbrite.

Links to Participate

After registering, you will get your links in two ways:

1) You will gain access to an "Online Event Page" on eventbrite, where you'll find the links.

2) We will send you an email with a link to a google doc that includes: links to access each festival activity and important festival preparation information. Please read it thoroughly.

Help Desk

If you are having trouble accessing an event, we have set up an email address,, which will reach our whole tech team.  Please include your name, PHONE NUMBER, email, and a description of the problem you are having.


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