KSS in the News

At the Centennial Conference of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, member and past president Vicky Vossen is interviewed. From Ha’aretz, October 16, 2013.

A Brooklyn-Based Prayer Leader Heralds a Revolution in Jewish Music
Joey Weisenberg’s music workshops—blending a democratic approach with a range of traditions—aim to boost engagement From Tablet Magazine, June 4, 2013.

Mollie Gordon, a 7th grader in Kane Street Hebrew School’s Miftan class, has been singing in the Metropolitan Opera’s recent performances of Carmen. Mollie has sung in the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus since April 2008. After a run of six Carmen performances this fall, the production will come back in February and March 2013 for seven additional shows. Mollie will be in those performances as well. For tickets, click here. Mollie (right, in her Carmen costume) attends MS 51 in Park Slope and is busy preparing to become a Bat Mitzvah in June 2013.

“Getting the Jews Up and Singing”
from The Jewish Week, 10/17/12
It’s a most unlikely place for a musical revolution, a studio tucked into an apartment building in a quiet block in Carroll Gardens, at the intersection of a residential neighborhood and a string of mom-and-pop stores of the sort Brooklyn still has in its quieter corners. Joey Weisenberg, whose studio (along with the dozens and dozens of musical instruments it contains) this is, is an unlikely revolutionary.
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE.

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October 7, 2009
Kane Street was delighted to host a number of community leaders and members of the press to a fun evening in our sukkah. Governor David Paterson smells the etrog as Rabbi Weintraub and a student watch. Music and story-telling followed.

Watch a video of the event

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