CAA Klezmer



Congregation Agudas Achim and Keshet Austin Present: 2ndAnnual Pride Weekend

April 11 & 12

Join us for an uplifting and celebratory weekend as we affirm the commitment of our egalitarian community to empower our GLBTQ community/allies. We are also delighted to honor Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend, members of Austin’s Jewish community, as the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Texas.

Shabbat Services: April 11
8:30 - Spirited Torah Study
9:45 - Ruach-filled Services
12:15 - Kiddush Lunch

Sunday, April 12 @ 11a.m.

Delicious Post Pesach Brunch (catered by John Sutton) and performance by the powerful Klezmer band Isle of Klezbos.

All proceeds going to the act of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world and our beneficiaries and to support Austin’s OutYouth and the Israel Gay Youth Center in Tel Aviv.

Delicious and post Pesach brunch - $10 before April 3, $15 at the door. $36 Mensch. $54 Keshet. Children under the age of 5 are free. After 12:30pm CAA Religious School students may attend for free.

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Keshet is a Hebrew word, meaning both “rainbow”, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, and “bow”, an instrument for action.

NYC-based ISLE of KLEZBOS approaches tradition with irreverence and respect. The soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer sextet has toured from Vienna to Vancouver since 1998. Band repertoire ranges from rambunctious to entrancing: neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies, Yiddish swing & retro tango, late Soviet-era Jewish drinking song, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals. 





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