Eliana Light

IMG 0610Meaningful music. Powerful prayer. Excellent education. Raised in Memphis TN on soul music and synagogue life, Eliana sings and teaches all over the country. She has released two albums of original Jewish music, “A New Light” and “Eliana Sings (About Jewish Things!)” Eliana’s music engage with Jewish holidays, history, language, tfillah, and Torah, all with a midrashic, interpretive, spin. It not only teaches in its own right, but empowers others to take ownership of their Judaism. In addition to writing music, Eliana loves song-leading, family services, personalized education programs, preschool music, traditional nusach and niggunim… all ways to foster connection and community through music. Eliana is the author of Hebrew in Harmony, a new curriculum from Behrman House that teaches Hebrew through music. She is currently the Director of Music Education at Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan, and holds a Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Pop by and say “hi!” at elianalight.com.