Second Fridays Songwriters Series

The Second Fridays Songwriters Series is a free, coffeehouse-style music series featuring the best emerging Jewish songwriters from around the country. Reset and refresh with a happy hour special, welcome in Shabbat with new friends, and kick off your weekend in style.

These events are part of our Second Fridays Shabbat program. Come early at 3:30 pm and join us for Shabbat traditions with our Jewish educators.


Book of J

Book of J
Friday, March 9 • 4:30 pm
West Coast vocalist Jewlia Eisenberg (Charming Hostess) joins forces with acoustic guitarist and vocalist Jeremiah Lockwood (The Sway Machinery) to bring us Book of J, drawing from gothic Yiddish songs, Piedmont blues, queer politics and Leonard Cohen covers. Read more…

Distant Cousins

Distant Cousins
Friday, April 13 • 4:30 pm
Dov Rosenblatt, Ami Kozak and Duvid Swirsky make up the LA-based indie pop trio Distant Cousins, whose fierce acoustic grooves are driven by thundering tribal rhythms and soaring melodies. Read more…

Yael Meyer

Yael Meyer
Friday, May 11 • 4:30 pm
Chilean singer–songwriter Yael Meyer has garnered international acclaim with her 21st century fusion of electronica, pop and folk. Drawing comparisons to José González, Death Cab for Cutie and Feist, she was recently named “one of the 5 female Chilean musicians to know” by Rolling Stone. Read more…