Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi
, director of the Institute’s Center for Lay Leadership
, described Gronich as a leader in the creation of Israel’s musical and textual Jewish renaissance, and as a highly prolific, gifted, multifaceted artist working in many genres.
On the accompanying video, you can watch a snippet of this concert, a masterful five-minute improvisation session featuring Gronich on keyboard and shofar, Hanan Bar-Sela on clarinet, and Erez Mounk on percussion. This video has been viewed thousands of times since it was first posted.