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A brand new album that transforms the prayers of Kabbalat Shabbat into a genre-defying work of Sacred Pop Art!
A brand new album that transforms the prayers of Kabbalat Shabbat into a genre-defying work of Sacred Pop Art!
228 backers pledged $19,837 to help bring this project to life.

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    Digital Download

    Download the full-length album on its official release date. Includes full color digital booklet with all artwork, lyrics, and source texts.

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    Pre-Release Digital Download

    Get the full album weeks before the rest of the world. Includes full color digital booklet with all artwork, lyrics, and source texts.

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    Physical CD + Advance Digital Download

    You'll download the full album weeks before the rest of the world, AND receive a limited-edition hardcopy disc in the mail after the release date. CD includes beautiful full color lyric booklet including all artwork and source texts.

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    Signed CD + Adv. Digital Download

    Both Eden and Basya will personalize your disc. Plus, you'll be able to download the full album weeks before the rest of the world. Hardcopy and Digital Albums both include full color booklets with all lyrics, artwork, and source texts.

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    Signed CD + Adv. Download + Your Choice

    Signed CD + Advance Digital Download + Your Choice of 1 album from Darshan's, ePRHYME's, or Basya's back catalogue (includes Pharaoh's Daughter and Songs of Wonder).

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    Custom Tee + Signed CD + Adv. Download

    "POETRY FOR PRESIDENT" - Get a custom T-shirt with one of Darshan's signature lyrics on the front. Plus you'll get a signed CD and an Advance Digital Download of the album. Both Hardcopy and Digital Albums include a full-color booklet with all lyrics, artwork, and source texts.

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    Custom Tee + Signed CD + Your Choice x2

    Limited Edition "POETRY FOR PRESIDENT" T-Shirt, Signed CD, Advance Digital Download, and your choice of 2 albums from Darshan's, ePRHYME's, or Basya Schechter's back catalogues (includes Pharaoh's Daughter and Songs of Wonder). Both Hardcopy and Digital Albums include a full-color booklet with all lyrics, artwork, and source texts.

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    Dedication

    Include the name of a loved one in the liner notes of the album. Perfect to honor any milestone including Yartzeits, Birthdays, B-Mitzvahs, Weddings, Births, Graduations, etc. Includes 2 hardcopies of the album plus an Advance Digital Download.

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    Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

    Polymath artist/designer Gregory Welker has created a series of stunning images for the Raza album cover and booklet. We call them "Gates" or "Tents". They are aesthetically auratic, abstract, ethereal and architectural. Perfect for interior decoration or meditative contemplation. They are printed on Somerset Velvet Fine Art Paper using top of the line Giclee printing technology. All images are archival and guaranteed to last over 100 years. We will select 2 of the 40 or so images generated during this process for a limited edition run of fine prints. Also comes with 2 hard-copies of the album and an Advance Digital Download. Feel free to email us for more details if interested.

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    Study Session with Eden

    Let's learn something together! Hasidut, Kabbalah, Siddur-skills, Weekly Torah Parsha, Creative Process, Spiritual Practice- you pick the topic or text! We'll study one-on-one via Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout, telephone, or face-to-face if possible. Includes 2 signed hard copies of the album and an advance digital download.

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    Collector's Set / Care Package

    Get a copy of everything from Eden's, Basya's, and Darshan's back catalogue. This includes at least 12 cds, 2 limited edition 45s, 1 cassette (while supplies last), and digital downloads of anything out of print. Upwards of around 15 albums total. This is for someone who wants to take the deep dive. Makes a great gift. If you want only digital files we can put it all on a thumb drive if you ask nicely. Includes 2 signed Copies of New Album and Advance Digital Release.

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    Associate Producer Credit

    Your name or organization listed in the liner notes and online as part of the team that made this project happen. Great way to get involved and/or cross-promote your own project or institution! Includes five hard copies of the album and an advance digital download.

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    Original Poem on Theme of Your Choice

    Eden will hand-write and sign a short original poem on the topic of your choice. This could include a meditation on your Hebrew Name, a character or story from the Torah, a particular trope, theme or symbol that you are fond of or connect to. This could be for you or for someone you love. Makes a unique and thoughtful gift. Includes a signed CD and Advance Digital Download.

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    Darshan Live! (Duo)

    Eden and Basya will come perform at your home, shul, yoga studio, or any other space you secure.

    Must be within 1 hr drive of NYC.

    Includes 5 Hardcopy CDs and Advance Digital Download.

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    Darshan Live! (Trio w/Tamer Pinarbasi)

    Eden, Basya, and world-renowned Turkish Kanun player Tamer Pinarbasi will come perform at your home, shul, yoga studio, or any other space you secure.

    Must be within 1 hr drive of NYC.

    Includes 5 Hardcopy CDs and Advance Digital Download.

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    Darshan Live! (Trio w/Shir Yaakov)

    The Trifecta!!! Eden, Basya, and Reb Shir Yaakov will come take you on a unique musical and spiritual journey through Torah, Chant, Poetry, and Silence.

    Must be within 1 hr drive of NYC.

    Includes 5 Hardcopy CDs and Advance Digital Download of "Raza", plus 5 Hardcopy CDs of Darshan's first album "Deeper and Higher" (feat. Shir Yaakov).

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    Darshan Live! (Quartet)

    Eden, Basya, Tamer Pinarbasi and 1 more musician will come perform at your home, shul, yoga studio, or any other space you secure.

    Must be within 1 hr drive of NYC.

    4th musician will either be percussion or strings.

    Includes 5 Hardcopy CDs and Advance Digital Download.

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    Darshan Live! (Full Band)

    Eden, Basya, and a 5-piece band will come perform at your synagogue, festival, theater, or venue of your choice.

    Must be within 1 hr drive of NYC.

    Includes 5 Hardcopy CDs and Advance Digital Download.

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    Let's Talk

    What do you want? Classes? Shows? Shabbaton? Singing lessons? Trope lessons? Help with your writing or creative process? Wedding officiant? Halachic loopholes? Kabbalistic secrets? Let's talk!

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