Yoel Sykes

We are proud to announce Yoel Sykes as our musical artist-in-residence for the Shabbat on 21-22 June!

Yoel studied music at the Center for Eastern Music in Jerusalem and flamenco guitar in the Fundacion de Christina Heeren school of Flamenco Arts in Seville, Spain. He is a main prayer leader in the Nava Tehila Jerusalem based community, and travels to Jewish communities around the world to lead musical prayer services, concerts and workshops. He has composed many new melodies to traditional prayers, that can now be heard and sung in synagogues across Israel and throughout the globe.

Kabbalat Shabbat – 6pm Friday June 21

Come as you are and join a musical Kabbalat Shabbat journey that will invite us to travel into the landscape of holiness and joy. Through chanting Psalms and Shabbat prayers with original melodies and guided intentions, we will connect to the spirit and allow it to fill our hearts, uplift our souls and welcome the Shabbat.

Havdalah Concert – 6pm Saturday June 22

Yoel Sykes leads an evening of delight as he invites us to enter the new week with intention and joy. We will be combining with the voices of Kehilat Kolenu and Nava Tehila Melbourne for a beautiful & communal song and prayer concert.

These are free events thanks to our generous members and donors.