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New feature: Comment on songs!

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Shalom Chavah fans!We’ve rolled out a nifty new feature on Chavah: you can now comment on songs!Whenever a song is playing, scroll down to the comments area:Click the drop down arrow and you’ll see existing comments and a way to comment yourself:You’ll notice that a user’s picture is next to the comment – if you don’t have a profile picture, you can add one on your profile. Also, the user’s first and last name are displayed, which are also pulled from your profile. If you haven’t filled it out, Chavah will use a variant on your email address as the displayed name.To limit abuse, commenting requires you to sign in. If you’re not signed in, you can see existing comments, but you’ll need to sign in to add your own comment. Here’s what it looks like if I’m not signed in:My goal with this feature is help build a community around the music and to give listeners a voice! I often find many users submit comments to songs as lyrics or song tags. We can’t accept those submissions, but it shows a…

New music: Ted Pearce & Friends - Songs of the Rabbi

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Brand new Messianic music, hot off the presses, now playing on Chavah!Ted Pearce & Friends - Songs of the RabbiThis is an awesome project from Ted Pearce: find songs penned by Messianic Jewish rabbis and have leading Messianic music artists perform them. What a blessing!Contributing artists include Messianic musicians Ted Pearce, Corry Bell from Lev Shelo, Michelle Gold, Sue Samuel, Deborah Kline-Iantorno, Sarah Benedict, Marc Vidito, Yosef Koelner, The Men's Shtetl Choir, Elshad Babakhanov, Mahlody Wray, and more.What an amazing blessing this is - to preserve the works of Messianic Jewish rabbis, to amplify the name of Messiah, to bring together some of the great Messianic musicians of our time - all together in one album. What a blessing!I hope you'll check it out. Many thanks to Ted Pearce for sending this to us for play on Chavah - thank you, Ted! Please support this work by purchasing the album for name-your-price over at TedPearce.com.

New music: Carlos Perdomo - Studio Sessions

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Shalom fine Chavah fans, and happy Independence Day to our listeners. Today we have a special treat for you: new music from veteran Messianic musician Carlos Perdomo!Carlos Perdomo – Studio SessionsCarlos has produced something truly beautiful here. I particularly am stirred by the duet Adon Olam – wow! The beautiful vocals set over strings, and with a rising ending; absolutely stirring.Carlos’s music has been well-received on Chavah: this is his 3rd album now on the station, and his cover of the song Rachem/Mercy is one of the highest-ranked songs on Chavah.I hope you all enjoy this wonderful new music for Messiah.You can support Messiah’s musicians by purchasing Studio Sessions here. Thanks, holy friends!

Messianic music group Mishkanim needs your help

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Shalom Chavah friends,Would you help Mishkanim, the Messianic music group? They’re raising funds to produce a new album. I just donated myself – would you do the same? Even if you can chip in $5, it would help.Donate to Mishkanim – Rejoicing
Donating $20 will get you a free copy of their new album. Donating $10 will get you an MP3 download of the new album. And there are other fun perks as well. Thanks for helping Yeshua’s musicians!

New music: The Lumbrosos – Go’aleinu

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New Messianic Jewish music on Chavah to brighten your shabbat:The Lumbrosos - Go'aleinu Chai
The Lumbrosos are good friends of the station, having visited and performed at my congregation several times over the years. Go'aleinu Chai is their 4th album on the station - I gave a listen to these songs, and I think you guys will love them - rich, beautiful sounds praising Mashiach! I believe it's their best album yet.Give their album a listen and support their service by purchasing the album over at http://www.thelumbrosos.com.And a big thank you to Rabbi Gabriel and Christine for contributing their music to to Chavah Messianic Radio - thanks guys!

New music: Sarah Benedick – Come Away

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Shalom Chavah fans,New music rollout on Chavah, contributed by the artist herself:Sarah and her husband Andy live in Melbourne, Florida.  They have three children.  Sarah is a worship leader, singer/songwriter and musician.  She has always loved to sing and is a classically trained vocalist, as well as a piano / keyboard player. During college, she took a songwriting class and had a desire to write her own music.  It wasn't until years later that her songwriting developed.  The first song, You Are (Unfailing Love), began as a prayer for emotional and physical healing.   After walking through a long season of waiting and learning to surrender her gifts and talents to the Lord, Sarah began writing more songs.  Be Still was inspired by a friend who was battling cancer, and became a source of strength and encouragement for others who were facing similar struggles. Seeing how this music could impact lives, Sarah's desire was to record her music to share with others. Come Away is he…

New music: Yamma - Basket Full of Stars

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New Israeli music on Chavah:Yamma Ensemble - Basket Full of Stars
This band from Tel Aviv is amazing! They utilize ancient instruments like the duduk, oud, kapuz, ney, and shofar to add fresh melodies to traditional music of ​Sephardi, Hasidic, Babylonian, and Yemenite Jewish communities.The result is something unique and beautiful. Yamma's first album on Chavah has been well-received by Chavah's community, and we're glad to start playing this new album.A special thanks to the band for allowing us to play their music on Chavah. Please purchase their music over at yammaensemble.com or support them via Patreon.Enjoy the fresh Israeli music, and an early shabbat shalom to you all.