Helene Kates, lead singer and songwriter with The Baal Shem Tones, tours internationally providing concerts and Jewish Educational Programs for all ages. Ordained as a Maggidah Omanit, Kates works with individuals and their families to explore and strengthen their intrinsic bond to the Torah and Mitzvot through the transformational power of story and song.
Prayer Beyond Words (The Niggun)
Prayer Beyond Words-Join Helene Kates (of the Baal Shem Tones) and experience a deeper level of prayer beyond words with niggunim (Chasidic wordless melodies). Niggunim help us to prepare for prayer by increasing focus and concentration, transcending the limits of words and connecting us to the deepest part of ourselves, our essence. We will sing together and learn the stories behind these classic niggunim. Come delve deeper into the transcendent world of wordless melodies. Tap into the power of nigggunim to open and heal your heart and soul. Uncover your personal journey within and bless one another through the movement of the melody within the niggun.