Torah of Country Music

Mar 1 - 2022

Tuesday, March 1 at 8 pm ET
Free on Zoom with suggested $10 donation
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Jewish Americana artist and Texas native Joe Buchanan has spent the last nine years finding his voice in the history, Torah and values of the Jewish People. Over the last decade Buchanan’s journey into Judaism has sent him touring across the United States, leading an original Shabbat service, playing concerts, and facilitating a workshop called “Choosing to be Chosen” which is based around his conversion to Judaism and “the reasons why so many are coming home”.

In this online program Rabbi Sandra Lawson will sit down with Buchanan to talk about their shared love for Judaism and Country music. Lawson will ask Buchanan about his music, his work as a spiritual leader, the challenges he’s faced along the way and much more. This program will also feature several musical demonstrations and live performances from Joe Buchanan.

About the Speakers

Rabbi Sandra Lawson is a Rabbi, activist, and the Inaugural Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion with Reconstructing Judaism.

A Texas native, Joe Buchanan makes Jewish Americana music. Grounded in the idea that there is always room at the table, Joe’s music highlights the values, Torah, and history of the Jewish people to deliver stories steeped in the struggle and triumph of the human spirit, all while praising Gd for the goodness in life. Read more about Joe in this recently published article about Jews from Texas.

Presented in partnership with Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, as part of the “Jews and Country Music” event series


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