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Sunday, June 16 • 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Safra: from Baghdad to Bondi

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WORKSHOP | Safra, in the JudeoArabic dialect of Iraqi Jews, means to go on a journey. In this workshop I will teach a few of the sacred melodies that accompanied my family’s journey from Iraq to Myanmar, India, Borneo, Singapore, and finally Australia, which were lovingly imparted to me. We will explore the beautiful traditional sounds of Iraqi​​​​Jewish musical culture and learn how to apply these melodies to contemporary congregations and community singing circles.

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George Mordecai

George serves as the Cantor at Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra. He was raised in the Iraqi Jewish community in Sydney, where he was blessed to experience the transformative power of devotional singing. He has dedicated his life to bringing this music to congregations and performance... Read More →


Sunday June 16, 2019 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Room 8

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