Chicago’s Interfaith Voices to Provide Unity through Harmony

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Anshe Emet Synagogue will host the "Sounds of Faith" Concert on April 6, bringing together the sounds and music of the three Abrahamic Faiths -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- creating an uplifting and spiritual experience.

As the sounds of each faith come together, our audience will be struck by both the contrasts and similarities in the music and cultures of our interfaith communities as we seek to strengthen our bonds.

In a rare musical offering, Chicago’s interfaith community will come together on April 6 and unite under one roof, as they share the music and harmonies of their faiths, bringing the best of their cultures to create an uplifting and spiritual experience.

The Sounds of Faith Concert brings together the three Abrahamic Faiths (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) providing an afternoon of unity and melody, utilizing unique instruments from around the world and both ancient and modern spiritual music.

People of all cultures and religions are invited to join us for Sounds of Faith on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 3 – 5 p.m. at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chicago.

The Arnold H. Kaplan MD Cantorial Chair Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi says, “As the sounds of each faith come together, our audience will be struck by both the contrasts and similarities in the music and cultures of our interfaith communities as we seek to strengthen our bonds.”

Sounds of Faith, the 12th Annual Dr. Arnold H. Kaplan Concert at Anshe Emet Synagogue, features: World famous Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, Schola Antiqua of Chicago, The Islamic Foundation Children’s Choir, Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Choir, the thrilling Dexter Walker and the Zion Movement gospel choir, Father Apostolos of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Cantor Aviva Katzman of Temple Sholom and Anshe Emet’s SHIREINU.

“Sound is what binds us together. Sound unites people to a higher being and to one another,” says Dr. Shakeela Hassan founder of Harran Productions Foundation and creator of the Sounds of Faith concept. "All who hear it will be mesmerized by the sound, music, story and voices that emanate from this world class ensemble."

Tickets start at $20 per person and may be purchased on line at http://tinyurl.com/KaplanSoundsofFaith or by calling (773) 281-1423. For more information visit http://www.ansheemet.org/soundsoffaith/.

About Anshe Emet Synagogue

Anshe Emet Synagogue is one of the oldest and most prominent congregations of Conservative Judaism in America. It is well known for a variety of prayer services, a multi-generational membership and a broad range of programming.

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