Source of Love and Into the Light – Chava Mirel’s 2 New Albums

$21,350   raised
GOAL: $15,000

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My friends, it is with an overflowing heart that I present my newest and most vulnerable projects: “Source of Love” and “Into the Light”.

“Into the Light” – Jazz Album

In a manner that parallels my relationship with traditional text and prayer, I find that the classic American Songbook often speaks universal truths that resonate with my life in a multitude of ways as my story unfolds. It also carries messages of old paradigms that I am actively struggling to release, especially pertaining to the romantic ideal and my role as a woman.

In my first full-length jazz album, “Into the Light”, I weave together my personal liberation story using 10 of my favorite classic American songs. These songs reflect my journey from the narrow place of limiting beliefs, through the pain of releasing old narratives and stepping into the unknown, to the expansive possibilities that come from inner wholeness and mutual empathy with others.

My inspiration in making this album was to uplift other women by giving voice to my own healing and transformation. I believe it is a common story, one of the pain and discomfort of releasing the “old paradigm” of how we relate to ourselves and one another, and of the trust and courage required to step into the work of constructing a “new paradigm”.

The magnificent result being true connection with the Divine within.

For those friends involved in the campaign, I’m preparing to prerelease these downloads in time for Pesach, to supplement reflections during that season.

“Source of Love” – Original Album

“Source of Love” consists of 10 original songs. With words from Psalms, liturgy, Song of Songs, modern poetry and my original writings, this album is a musical manifestation of my quest for belonging. It explores the ways in which nature offers instant belonging, and how a sense of belonging is accessed through mindfulness practices – just being with what is and feeling a part of everything. I reframe the concept of love as a dynamic that begins with self compassion and inner connectedness. And I dare to imagine a world in which we offer ourselves and each other a sense of belonging.

This album features 2 duets written and recorded with my beloved friend and Jewish music luminary, Noah Aronson.

The animating force behind these creations is my burning desire for each of us to be able to look in the mirror and to LOVE the Divine we see reflected back at us.

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  • March 11, 2019 11:33 am

    101 DONORS!!!!

    Thank you thank you thank you to each person who has come forward to join me in this collaboration!

    I am going into the studio this week – to edit “Source of Love” and to master “Into The Light”.

    I will be posting updates on Facebook and here…stay tuned!

    xoxo Chava

2019-03-30
Jeremy Lott
$180
2019-03-29
Jodi Blankstein
"Music for the soul Chava. Thank you for all you do!!"
2019-03-29
Ed and Adele Bolson
$20
"We have enjoyed Chana and her music for many years and are are happy to be able to hear her now whenever we please!"
2019-03-29
Fran Miller
$20
2019-03-29
Anonymous donor
2019-03-29
Ellen Allard
2019-03-29
Mark Burton
$20
2019-03-29
Anonymous donor
$50
2019-03-29
Cantor Rebekah Mirsky
"Mazal Tov to an inspiration!"
2019-03-29
Rabbi Seymour Rossel
"May this be the beginning of an unparalleled success! B'hatzlachah!"
2019-03-29
Charlie Kramer
$24
"You are a gift. We can't wait to hear the magic you create. ❤️"
2019-03-29
Abi Taylor-Abt
$20
"Just love..."
2019-03-29
Kathy Packer
$40
2019-03-29
Jacqueline Schafer
$20
2019-03-29
Cara Abrams-Simonton and Tony Ramsey
$36
2019-03-29
Lauri Sokoloff
$100
"Chava, I am so excited to hear your new music! Sending hugs!"
2019-03-29
Tracy Friend
2019-03-29
Medin family
$40
2019-03-29
Anonymous donor
2019-03-28
Anonymous donor
2019-03-28
Tracy Kahn
$20
"You are a genius song writer and singer!!! Love seeing and listening to your soul."
2019-03-28
Anonymous donor
2019-03-28
S. Sloter
"Looking forward to listening to your albums on repeat and playing them, too."
2019-03-28
Shellie Oakley
$36
"Grateful for your beautiful voice and spirit Chava! Thank you for sharing with us, and the world!! Love, love, love!!!"
2019-03-28
Joanne Fink
$20
"Super excited about your new projects, Chava!"
2019-03-28
Dana R Levitt
$180
2019-03-28
Deborah Goldbaum Kelly
$40
"We love your music and are so excited to get more!"
2019-03-28
Janet & Barry Lewine
2019-03-28
EJ Cohen
$40
"Proud to be associated with the amazing Chava Mirel!!"
2019-03-28
Laura Levy
$50
"I'm looking forward to hearing your albums! Last night was lovely, thank you for lighting up our home, it's truly lovely when everyone sings together. Laura"
2019-03-28
Reyna and Steve Gustav
$40
"So excited about your music! I love you voice!!"
2019-03-28
Daphna Rosenberg
$40
"Go girl and spread your voice and love all around! Love you :-)"
2019-03-28
Anonymous donor
"Kol Hakavod! So exciting. Thanks for letting me know about this personally. Perhaps you'll come to Boston to perform one of these days!"
2019-03-28
Julie Burg
"Congrats, so excited to hear your albums!"
2019-03-28
Anonymous donor
2019-03-27
Ken Kamm and Barbara Esselstein
"Sing along and experience joy-simcha!"
2019-03-27
Julie Kohl
$200
2019-03-27
Sonia Jaffe
"Thanks for leading some awesome singing"
2019-03-27
Barbara Gordon
2019-03-27
Rabbi David Curiel
"Keep that light shining!"
2019-03-27
Anonymous donor
$20
2019-03-27
Callie Schulman
"Thank YOU Chava for inviting us to support more beauty in the world!"
2019-03-27
Sam Blustin
2019-03-27
Zoe Jacobs
"Chava, you are extraordinary. Mazal tov on creating these two new gifts to the world! Can’t wait to hear your beautiful music xx"
2019-03-26
Anonymous donor
2019-03-26
Anonymous donor
2019-03-26
Larry Lesser
$40
"i'm very happy to support this worthy project from such a big-hearted multi-talented artist I had the pleasure to share the stage with in El Paso!"
2019-03-26
Cantor Jeri Robins
$50
"Love your music!"
2019-03-26
Temple Beth Avodah , Newton
$1800
"We are thrilled to support Chava's project and help bring her beautiful and deeply soulful music to the world. If music can heal, Chava is leading the way!"
2019-03-26
Bernie
$40
2019-03-25
Rob and Julie Aronson
"Pure magic awaits!!"
2019-03-25
Elisa and Rick Recht
"We LOVE you and are huge fans of your beautiful music and energy!"
2019-03-25
Vicky Beer and Jeff Sprung
2019-03-25
Catherine Lanham
$50
"We are so looking forward to your new music! Thank you for your enthusiasm, passion and music!"
2019-03-24
Brianah Caplan
"Chavaleh! I am so so so proud to be a part of this. Your music is just magical. I can’t wait to listen to all of it. All the love in the world, Bri"
2019-03-24
Noam Katz
"So excited to hear your brilliant music, Chava! Best of luck!"
2019-03-24
Sharon and Marty Lott
$1800
"Thank you to an amazing human being for all she does to bring joy and beauty into the world."
2019-03-24
Anonymous donor
$20
"Chava, I'm so excited to hear your albums. You are beyond talented and full of soul. Mazal tov!!"
2019-03-24
Deborah E. Simon
$50
"To Chava for bringing so much Love to the world through her music."
2019-03-24
Anonymous donor
2019-03-24
Heather Paul
"Thanks for inspiring our neshamot to soar!"
2019-03-24
Stephanie and Aviva Shujman
$40
"Can’t wait to hear the albums!"
2019-03-23
Lisa Cohen
"Mazel tov on your album, Chava! We are so blessed to be able to enjoy your music."
2019-03-22
Lesa Jablon
$90
2019-03-22
Anonymous donor
2019-03-22
Anonymous donor
2019-03-22
Deborah Dewey
2019-03-22
Stephanie Weishaar
2019-03-21
Dr. Marc Cordova
$50
2019-03-21
Wimsey J. N. Cherrington
2019-03-21
Nick May
$20
2019-03-21
Kay Greenberg
$36
"Dedicated to Max and Pilly Greenberg"
2019-03-21
Anonymous donor
2019-03-20
Anonymous donor
$25
2019-03-20
Jared Stein
"Go Chava!!"
2019-03-20
Rosalie Boxt
$36
"I love you, you amazing woman!"
2019-03-20
Rosanne Keynan
"Best of luck with this project! With the admiration and support of musicians and music lovers, I know you'll succeed."
2019-03-20
David Perolman & Rabbi Andrew Klein
$1800
"B'Hatzlakhah as you spread your beautiful music throughout the world!"
2019-03-20
Susan Shane Linder
$20
2019-03-20
Lea Thomas
"Can’t wait to hear and revel in every moment of your music!"
2019-03-20
Eva Gavant
2019-03-19
Cantor Kim Singer
2019-03-19
The Cate Family
$50
"Thank you for sharing your talents and spiritual energy with all of us. You make the world a better place, Chava!"
2019-03-19
Anonymous donor
2019-03-19
Marilynn K LairdT
$40
2019-03-19
Anonymous donor
2019-03-18
Rabbi Fred Natkin
$50
2019-03-18
Aliza Winship-Freyer
$50
2019-03-18
Stacy Lowenheim Kelly
$36
"So excited to hear more of your fantastic music"
2019-03-17
Rabbi Joe Black
$50
"Can’t wait to hear it!"
2019-03-17
Nathan Sun-Kleinberger
$50
"Chava- May my family’s humble contribution help you reach you reach your musical dreams. Love, The BK Clan - Nathan, Jessica, Aviva, Sophia, and Nora"
2019-03-17
Carol and Sean Murphy
"Congratulations! We love you and your music"
2019-03-16
Jeff Klepper
$40
2019-03-15
Anonymous donor
$30
2019-03-15
Elisa, Dan, & Lilah Barr
"Mazel Tov Chava! We can’t wait to hear it."
2019-03-15
Dr. Eliyahu Krigel
$180
"Thank you Morah Chava for bringing your amazing music and voice into the world!"
2019-03-15
THE JOSHUA C. COHEN
$20
"Can’t wait to hear more epic music from the ever amazing Chava Mirel!!!"
2019-03-15
Anonymous donor
$20
"Go Chava! Way to bring more beautiful music into the world... love, Todd"
2019-03-15
Rachel Selig
$180
2019-03-14
Jodi Weiss
$36
"Chava. You are an inspiration!"
2019-03-14
Jamie Marx
$20
2019-03-14
Marci Geller
"I cannot wait to hear beautiful music from your beautiful soul! XOXO"
2019-03-14
The Levins
$20
"Chava is a gift! Supporting this music is supporting joy and sweetness in life!"
2019-03-14
Julia Mirel
$250
"Words alone do not begin to express the love, admiration or wonder I feel when I see the work and joy that my beloved daughter, Chava, is giving to our wounded world! The love that her Cosmic Community gives her, in return, warms this Mother’s heart. An"
2019-03-14
Anonymous donor
$36
2019-03-14
Dick and Carrie Stein
$50
2019-03-13
Kathryn Goldfeder
$20
2019-03-13
Elizabeth Fagin
$50
"Looking forward to more of your sweet voice in the world!"
2019-03-12
Jackson Mercer
"To my Emet, Truth Sister - it is a blessing to be able to support you and your craft. I cannot wait for more people to hear your beautiful music"
2019-03-12
Anonymous donor
2019-03-12
Peter Berg
$100
"Beautiful album and composer!"
2019-03-12
Janice, Marshall, Megan, Jessica & Kayla Brumer
$100
"Can't wait to hear your new albums!"
2019-03-12
Anonymous donor
2019-03-12
Nicole Levin
2019-03-12
Jillian Greene
2019-03-12
Tami and Reuben Warshawsky
$50
"So inspired by your beautiful soul and musical"
2019-03-12
Billy Kaplan
$36
2019-03-11
Alexis Pinsky
2019-03-11
Megan Brumer
$20
2019-03-11
Natalie Rutkin
"Love u Chava! Best of luck with your amazing projects!"
2019-03-11
Craig Parks
"Thanks for sharing your incredible musical and soulful gifts with the world Chava!"
2019-03-11
Anonymous donor
$20
"So proud of you, fearless one. Thank you for bringing your divine and lush spirit into the world and sharing your voice with us all. Glad to be singing with you."
2019-03-09
Sean E Samitt
"This increedible woman with her loving voice and true spirit are a gift to anyone who meets, prays, learns, sings, or simply listens to her music. The neshamah which radiates through her music can light up any heart, any room, and is a light unto the worl"
2019-03-08
Sarah Metzger
$54
"yay, so excited to hear your new music!"
2019-03-08
Anonymous donor
"Chava, our family has been so blessed and uplifted by your music over the years! You are an incredible artist and such a wonderful person. Thank you so much for sharing your music with our family:)"
2019-03-08
Julie and Lyle Margulies
$25
"Mazel tov, Chava!"
2019-03-08
Cantor Shanna Zell
$120
"Chava - I am SO proud of you and can't wait to hear these beautiful albums!!! xoxoxo"
2019-03-08
Michael Hunter Ochs
"Beautiful project, Chava!"
2019-03-08
Tali Ann Katz
$40
2019-03-08
Laura Lenes
"Chava you connect people to deep messages and uplift through your powerful music, angelic voice, and precious soul..."
2019-03-07
Bob Emerman
$50
2019-03-07
Akiva the Believer and Lisa Ann Wharton
2019-03-07
Stacey Robinson
"What a gift Chava Mirel is! Her music is haunting, her voice is rich and flows like a river of flowers. Best of all, her heart and soul surround every note. So happy to be able to support my dear friend!"
2019-03-07
Leah Arnold
$100
2019-03-07
Ilene Berger
$52
2019-03-07
Scott M. Sherman
"Mazal Tov! Glad to do what I can."
2019-03-07
Shoshana Mirel, Jeff Miller and Noah
"Looking forward to hearing the result of all your effort and energy. Thanks for allowing us to be a part of this project!"
2019-03-07
Anonymous donor
2019-03-07
Aly Halpert
$8
"Thank you for your light and music in the world, dear one."
2019-03-07
Susan and Marc Sacks
$500
2019-03-06
Ed Saslaw
$36
"I am not sure I will be able to patiently wait for these albums from Chava since I know they will be incredible."
2019-03-06
Joanie Leeds
"Chava, you are THE BEST and I am SO happy to contribute to you making new music. Good luck with the campaign."
2019-03-06
Elaine Pectol
$72
2019-03-06
Flip!
$20
"I am so looking forward to this!"
2019-03-06
Deborah Jacobson
$20
"Mazel Tov!!"
2019-03-06
Jack Hartzman
$136
"Just trying to help good people who do good for other people."
2019-03-06
Cantor Lisa Segal
$100
"Chava, your melodies stir my soul. Kol Hakavod!!!"
2019-03-06
Barby Schwid
2019-03-05
Eliana
2019-03-05
Jen Gubitz
$20
"Mazel tov! Can't wait to listen!"
2019-03-05
Alana Green
"<3!!!!!!!"
2019-03-05
Shoshana Stombaugh
"Love to a beautiful voice and a loving soul in our world"
2019-03-05
Sacred Sounds Unbound c/o Cantors Hillary Chorny & Lizzie Weiss
$1800
"Sacred Sounds Unbound (c/o Cantors Hillary Chorny & Lizzie Weiss) is proud to support Chava's new CD and beyond excited to bring her out for a concert! We are hosting a collaborative ongoing concert series between Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills"
2019-03-05
Beth Hamon
2019-03-05
Cantor Tracy Fishbein
"Can't wait for these gorgeous albums!"
2019-03-05
Bronwen Mullin
$100
"You slay, gurl. SLAY WITH LOVE :) :)"
2019-03-05
Jacob Gown
$40
"Keep em coming!"
2019-03-05
Marge Eiseman
$100
2019-03-04
Zach
$20
2019-03-04
Mindy Shelton
$20
2019-03-04
Cantor Janet Roth
$100
"Can't wait to hear the new albums!"
2019-03-04
Sam Levine
$20
"Can’t wait to hear the new music Chava!!!"
2019-03-04
Debbie Bletstein
$40
"Mazal tov, Chava! I can’t wait to hear the new music!"
2019-03-04
Lucy Greenbaum
$100
"I can't wait to listen to these albums again and again!"
2019-03-04
Julie Plaut Warwick
$150
"Mazel Tov! You Rock,Chava!!!"
2019-03-04
Anonymous donor
"Chava is amazing. We are fans. Enjoy this art, it's needed."
2019-03-03
Sharol Brickman
"Looking forward to the new music!"
2019-03-03
Susan and Ted
"All the best for continued success!"
2019-03-03
Elana Jagoda Kaye
$90
"You are amazing!!"
2019-03-03
Micah Shapiro
$20
"Chava your music and spirit is a total blessing and gift!"
2019-03-03
Anonymous donor
$50
2019-03-03
Alison Faith Levy
"Can't wait to hear all your new music, you are such an inspiration to me!"
2019-03-03
Anonymous donor
"Love you and your beautiful music Chava!"
2019-03-03
Brett Tancer
$100
2019-03-02
Anonymous donor
$100
2019-03-02
Matt Levin
$50
2019-03-02
Lizzie Swan
$200
2019-03-02
The Larson Family
"The world needs your music! ❤️❤️❤️"
2019-03-02
Karen Helrich
$40
"Chava, So excites to hear your new albums! Kol ha kavod!"
2019-03-02
Anonymous donor
$36
"Proud of you soul sister!!"
2019-03-02
Rachel, Josh and Jeremy
$36
"Chava - we are so impressed and can’t wait to hear your new albums! Sending our love!!"
2019-03-02
Henry Bernstein
$20
"Mazal Tov Chava!!! You rock!"
2019-03-02
Carla Friend
$36
2019-03-02
Vicki Axegrateful for the voice
$25
"Grateful for the voice and spirit of Chava Mirel!"
2019-03-02
Stacy Beyer
$40
"Gonna be great!"
2019-03-01
Marsha Attie
2019-03-01
Rick and Addie Lupert
$50
"xo times a million"
2019-03-01
Rabbi Larry Karol
$40
2019-03-01
Rose Snitz
"Yaaaassssss"
2019-03-01
Robin Negrin
"Overflowing with joy and love for Chava"
2019-03-01
Elana Arian & Julia Cadrain
$120
"Love you. Can’t wait to watch you fly"
2019-03-01
Rabbi Jill Zimmerman
"So delighted to support your beautiful soulful work getting out in the world. Chava you are a healer."
2019-03-01
Amy Elkins
$20
"Can’t wait to hear!"
2019-03-01
Martin Rowe
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
"Kol haKavod, Chava! Very, very exciting!!!"
2019-03-01
Cantor Josh Breitzer
2019-03-01
Steven Chaitman
$40
"Happy to support your beautiful music and inspirational vision for this project!"
2019-03-01
Naomi Morse
"So happy to help bring this new music into the world!"
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
2019-03-01
Josh Warshawsky
"B'hatzlacha, Chava, you are a gift, thanks for this beautiful music!"
2019-03-01
Ellie Flier
$40
"I cannot wait to hear this beautiful music!"
2019-03-01
Abbie
$50
"Can’t wait!!!"
2019-03-01
Rabbis Annie Lewis & Yosef Goldman
$120
"We need more of your music in the world. You shine, Chava!!!"
2019-03-01
Shoshanna Wilbur
$20
"You rock our collective world. We are such lucky ducks that you are part of our lives. ❤"
2019-03-01
Joe Buchanan
$120
"Chava, you are constant source of inspiration and an example of goodness in action. Thank you for all you do to build community and all you do to spread goodness. Can't wait to hear the new music and to share it as much as I can."
2019-03-01
Anna Klastorin Levine and Jason Levine
$50
2019-03-01
Michael Miller
"Happy to be able support such a transcendent talent and lively soul."
2019-03-01
Kaya Stern-Kaufman
$100
"Deeply moved. Thank you for sharing your soul with us."
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
$20
2019-03-01
Deborah Sacks Mintz
$90
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
2019-03-01
Jay Rapoport
$50
"So excited for this awesome music!"
2019-03-01
Samantha Thal
$20
2019-03-01
Andy Funk
"Yay, more Chava!"
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
$40
2019-03-01
Ross & Malka Wolman
$20
"Chava, we can't wait to hear your new albums!"
2019-03-01
Marilyn Heiss
$54
2019-03-01
Mark Saran
$36
2019-03-01
Jessie Sawyers
"I feel so fortunate to know you and to have this opportunity to support the birth of your new work, Chava! Thank you for all you do, and your commitment to bringing forth a better world from the inside out."
2019-03-01
Dorothy Richman
$40
2019-03-01
Anonymous donor
$43
2019-03-01
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Source of Love and Into the Light – Chava Mirel’s 2 New Albums

$21,350   raised
GOAL: $15,000

224

 Donors

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Chava Mirel Music

Chava Mirel is a singer, composer and spiritual leader in Jewish and jazz communities. A nationally touring Artist-In-Residence, she is known for her powerful, soulful voice and grooving guitar style. Chava bridges many facets of the Jewish music world and her voice is featured on the recordings of many prominent artists, Jewish and secular alike. Chava's music brings healing to the spirit and uplifts the soul. "Source Of Love" and "Into The Light" will be Chava's 3rd and 4th full-length albums.

  • Both Albums! Digital Downloads
    79 claimed

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" Digital Downloads

  • Both Albums Signed!
    36 claimed out of 50 available

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" signed and shipped to your address

  • Both Albums Signed and Downloads!
    35 claimed out of 50 available

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" signed and shipped to your address, digital downloads

  • Both albums and T shirt!
    6 claimed out of 35 available

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" signed and shipped to your address, digital downloads, Chava Mirel Music T shirt

  • Both Albums and Songbook!
    18 claimed out of 35 available

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" signed and shipped to your address, digital downloads, "Source of Light" songbook

  • Team Member!
    8 claimed out of 50 available

    You can join our collaboration and be part of the production team! At this level, your name will be in the liner notes, acknowledging you as an intrinsic part of this work. Includes both albums signed and as digital downloads.

  • VIP Album Release Tickets!
    2 claimed out of 5 available

    2 VIP tickets to one of my album release parties in Seattle! Specify May 15 at North City Bistro or May 18 at Egan's. Includes 2 signed albums and VIP experience.

  • Private Voice Lesson With Chava!
    3 claimed out of 5 available

    Enjoy a one-hour Skype voice lesson with Chava, exploring breath, phrasing, tone, range and expression. Includes both albums as digital downloads.

  • Private Guitar Lesson With Chava!
    1 claimed out of 5 available

    Enjoy a one-hour Skype guitar lesson with Chava, exploring chord voicings, finger picking and strumming patterns, partial capo voicings, tone, composition and music theory. Includes both albums as digital downloads.

  • Both Albums and Labradorite Bracelet!
    5 claimed out of 25 available

    "Into the Light" and "Source of Love" signed and shipped to your address, digital downloads, handmade Labradorite bracelet crafted by Chava Mirel

  • Sponsor A Track!
    1 claimed out of 20 available

    Collaborate with our production team by sponsoring a track and bringing a song into existence! You can choose the song from both albums which best speaks your truth, and your name will be in the liner notes and video. Included both albums signed and as digital downloads.

  • Concert!
    3 claimed out of 3 available

    Chava will come to your community and do a house or community concert! (Travel not included)

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