Rabbi Josh Warshawsky
Rabbi Josh Warshawsky inspires and engages Jews across generations through music and teaching. Josh is available for artist-in-residencies, concerts, Hebrew schools, teaching, and more. Contact him for more information!
Rabbi Josh Warshawsky is a pray-er, gatherer, music creator, and lifelong meaning seeker. He is a nationally touring Jewish musician, songleader, composer, and teacher of Torah. Josh seeks to build intentional praying communities, and travels to synagogues and Jewish communities across the country sharing his music and teachings on prayer. He has released three albums of Jewish music, filled with melodies written intentionally to express the deep meaning of the words of our tradition. His newest album, “Chaverai Nevarech,” was a live album released in November 2018 along with a video series and teachings and is available anywhere you find your music.
Josh was ordained as a rabbi in May 2019 from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles. He is on the faculty of Songleader Boot Camp and leads the Ramah Shabbaton and the Ramah Chavurah. Josh has spent the past 19 summers at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin, and the last six summers teaching and performing at Ramah camps across the country including Ramah in Wisconsin, Ramah Nyack, Ramah in Northern California, Ramah California in Ojai, Ramah Poconos, and Ramah in the Berkshires.
Josh is originally from Deerfield, and, after a decade in New York, Los Angeles, and Israel, Josh is proud to once again call Chicago his home.
Jewish Songwriting Workshops
Havdalah and Melaveh Malkah
Close out Shabbat with a musical evening filled with song and teaching to kick off the next week right. Josh will lead adults and children alike in song to escort the Sabbath Queen from our midst at the end of Shabbat.
Josh will inspire your teens with new music, new ideas, and a refreshing new take on the traditions and customs that have sustained our people for thousands of years!
Josh will come to your school and craft his visit to meet your school needs. He can lead Tefillah with your students, sing songs related to any theme or holiday, teach new music, create, play, move and celebrate. Josh loves working with students of all ages, and is comfortable with early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school alike!