WATCH: Prepare for Yom Kippur with this Mesmerizing Kol Nidre Video

Because Jewish offers a meditation during these Days of Awe: A short film, Kol Nidre # 3, featuring Because Jewish collaborators, musician Jeremiah Lockwood and artist Archie Rand.

This project was born out of the collaboration between Rabbi Dan Ain and Jeremiah’s partnership leading High Holiday Services for the past five years, and the visceral reactions of those who witnessed Jeremiah’s haunting, beautiful and unsettling version of the Kol Nidre melody. In Jeremaih’s words:

“Kol Nidre contains nothing but enigmas—it is a fairly dry legalistic text that has come to be looked at as soul drenched poetry, ringing tears from the eyes of the people as they contemplate their mortality.”

Click here for tickets for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur with Because Jewish and to download the full album.

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