Rock Shabbat is a road trip of American Jewish Music. Over 16 weeks we are travelling around the continental United States meeting Jewish musicians, sharing their stories, and exploring America and the state of Jewish music.

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Musicians This Week:

Louis Dobin:
Louis has been the director of the URJ Greene Family Camp since
1978. He was one of the founding members of Kol Beseder,and has been involved in songleading since the 1960s.

Song Featured: Sing by Louis Dobin
greene.urjcamps.org

Robbi Sherwin:
Robbi has served as the spiritual leader for Congregation B’nai Butte in Crested Butte, CO, and is a member of the band Sababa. She writes original melodies, and also leads synagogues and youth groups in writing original Jewish music.

Song Featured: V’ahavtah by Robbi Sherwin
sababamusic.com
robbisherwin.com

Mark Rubin:
Mark Rubin is the Bass and Tuba instructor at KlezKamp. He was also a founding member of the Bad Livers, and has toured internationally with Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars.

markrubin.com

Brian Turner:
Brian is the president and one of the Substitute Cantors at Congregation Beth Israel in Austin, TX.He released a CD in 2011 called “Shabbat on Shoel Creek,” which is a collection of Jewish music with an Austin Country twang.

Song Featured: Yihiu L’ratzon By Josh Nelson
bethisrael.org

Herb Balofski:
Herb is a professional Drummer. He has toured with numerous musical groups in the secular music scene, and plays percussion for “Selah,” a musical service that meets once a month in Austin, TX.

texasandmusic.com

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