Open your heart, quiet your mind, renew your spirit

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About LisaMusic Store

Cantor Lisa Levine is a worship artist, songwriter, ritual artist, recording artist, concert artist and yoga prayer facilitator. She has been building bridges between people of all faith traditions for more than 30 years. Lisa works with youth choirs, teen choirs, adult choirs and bands to create a unique and spiritual weekend of music, movement, chant, meditation and healing.

Shushan Blues - Lyrics

Just in time for Purim, download Shushan Blues. Music and Lyrics by Lisa Levine and Lynn Metrik.

Do you need the sheet music as well? Find it in my Music Store!

Bridge To Peace – Gesher L’Shalom

Bridge to Peace is Cantor Lisa Levine’s most recent project which promotes healing and non-violence. The compositions range from prayers to anthems and are beautifully produced by Sam Glaser.

Lisa is often featured in Press for her thoughtful articles

Read a few samples of her writings and click below to see the full articles

Yes, There Are Jews in Eastern Uganda

Last summer, I was honored and humbled to meet Mugoya Shadrach Levi, a 29-year-old rabbinic student from Uganda, who was in the U.S. for three weeks to travel and study. Over dinner, Shadrach, as he is known, told my husband and me his story, which both shocked and captivated us.

Shadrach leads the Jewish Congregation of Namutumba, a community of 2,000 members that survives and thrives despite a years’-long famine in Uganda. When I asked him what he wanted for breakfast, he explained that he doesn’t usually eat breakfast – just a glass of tea – because the children had to be fed first, and maybe there would be rice or bananas for lunch or dinner.

No running water in the village of more than 11,000 people means the women must walk long distances to fill water jugs and carry them back on their heads, providing a small amount of water to bathe, clean clothes, and quench their thirst from the hot sun. Washing and laundry are done in a tub and cooking is done over an open fire. With very little solar or electric light, study is limited to daylight hours.

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Reform Judaism Blog

A Healing Journey: First For Me, Now For Others

I first found my voice at a dying woman’s bedside during a unit of clinical pastoral education. I had been paged to the neurology ICU for a family struggling to say goodbye to their mother, who was in the final stages of brain cancer. When I asked her daughter to tell me about her mother, I learned that she loved music and had been the choir director and organist in their church for many years.

Instinctively, I asked if I might sing something to help soothe her mother’s spirit in this time of need. The first song that came to mind was “Balm in Gilead,” a gospel hymn I remembered singing in my high school choir. I spent the next two hours singing and praying with her family, using Jewish and other faiths’ musical traditions to help them let go and transition their mother’s spirit through a window of love and memory.

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Reform Judaism

Cantor Lisa Levine, ordained as Ritual Artist and Rabbinic Pastor through Aleph Alliance for Jewish Renewal, is creating meaningful Jewish Lifecycle Rituals for all occasions.

Learn more about some of the rituals Reb Lisa performs and then contact her to write and create a customized ritual for you!

Lisa is involved in a variety of amazing events

Here are a few of Lisa’s upcoming events, click below to see the full list

Event Information:

  • Thu

    Yoga Shalom, all levels at Temple Israel

    7:00 pmLong Beach CA

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