Cantor Schwartz Sings Kumi (“Rise Up”)
Song of the Week • 4m 46s
As we begin the month of Kislev and herald the season of light, the themes of religious freedom and light are at the forefront of our minds. This setting of Kumi Ori Ki Va Orekh (“Arise, shine, for your light has come”) bridges the Christian and Jewish communities as part of our Be the Light album project. Enjoy the video and feel free to download and stream the music on all major platforms. Who knows? You might think on rising up and shining in a new way this holiday season!
Music: Elliot Weiss
Produced by Ray & Vivian Chew, Tyrell Belle
Lighting: Wes Richter
Video: Tami Shaham
AV: Oscar Acevedo, Erik Van Batavia, Justin Goodman
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