How can Jewish mystical ideas help us understand the power of love to transcend life and death? What does it mean to open our eyes to realities beyond the visible? And how can music, imagination and sacred text combine to help us consider the profound mysteries of human connection?
This song and unit delves deeply into these questions through one element of Rebecca’s life: her relationship to her late mother-in-law, Sarah. Although the two women never meet, Sarah’s presence is strong in the world Rebecca enters. Weaving artistic interpretation with mystical traditions, this song is an imagined message between two foremothers who were intimately connected, but never got to meet – except, perhaps, in dreams.