CBS Zoom@Noon: Rabbi’s Pick – Yoel Sykes, Prayer Leader of Nava Tehila “Music of the Soul”

May 06, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Yoel is a main prayer leader in Nava Tehila. Yoel studied flamenco guitar at the Center for Eastern Music in Jerusalem, and at the Carmen de las Cuevas School in Granada. He has composed tens of melodies to prayers, ranging from simple chants to complex musical pieces.

Yoel’s music shows the influence of rock and blues, reggae and flamenco, Arabic, Moroccan and African music. He is a master of improvisation and an extraordinary vocal soloist, as well as a talented leader of spiritual prayer circles.