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New DVD! Portraits in Faith

Set in 1860’s Germany, Portraits in Faith tells a story of downfall and triumph when one family caught up in the raging Reform movement crosses paths with a family deeply rooted in Torah observance. Exciting plot twists blend with powerful, evocative music to create an unforgettable night at the theater. From the Director of A […]

Kol Neshama in Israel 2014 Photo Gallery

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Women-Only Movie Sparks Debate, Understanding

By Robin Garbose As an Orthodox woman – hassidic, even – it has been hard for me to watch the news and developments from Israel in recent weeks. On one hand, Jewish law and traditions of female modesty are very important to me. Although I did not grow up in an observant family, I came […]

New Photo Gallery – Summer 2011!

Photos from this summer’s AMAZING program, classes, trips and end-of-the-summer performance of “A Little Light”.

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About Kol Neshama

Founded in 2000 by Artistic Director Robin Saex Garbose, Kol Neshama is a Los Angeles-based non-profit 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to providing professional artistic training and performance opportunities for girls and women in a Torah-observant setting and to developing an emerging artistic voice through the creation of distinctly Jewish film and stage productions. Our observant Jewish community is teeming with talent yearning to be expressed, yet opportunities for serious artistic exploration are few. Through Kol Neshama’s sixteen years of summer-camp intensives and school year programs, over 400 girls from as far away as Israel, South Africa, Argentina and Germany have experienced the joy and benefit of creative expression while developing their gifts with a Torah perspective. To date, Kol Neshama has produced ten original plays, five musical DVDs, two CDs and three ground-breaking, internationally acclaimed “for women only” feature movie musicals, A Light for Greytowers, The Heart that Sings and Operation Candlelight.