Join us as we welcome Jacob "Spike" Kraus to Temple Beth El! We invite you to attend a special concert with your child beginning at 10:30 am in the Sanctuary. We hope that you and your children will stay until the concert concludes at 11:30 am.
Spike is an up and coming singer/songwriter from Boston. He has three studio releases: ‘The King’s Beanie EP,’ “Shake Off The Dust,” and just released his second studio album ‘Cornerstones’ in May 2017. Twenty-six years old and currently based out of New York, NY, Jacob is excited to begin his new role as Music Teacher at Beit Rabban Day School in Manhattan. He has been song leading for over a decade at synagogues, day schools, and summer camps, having served as Head Songleader at both the URJ Eisner Camp and the URJ Kutz Camp for several summers. He graduated from Muhlenberg College in the spring of 2013 with a degree in Music Performance. His music has been included in the cantorial curriculum of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, and is featured on Jewish Rock Radio. A member of the Jewish A Cappella group Six13, JSK believes in music’s power as a community-builder. He tours the country singing with communities and using Jewish music as a tool to educate and engage the next generation of Jews. Find out more about Jacob and his music at www.jacobspikekraus.com.