On December 3, IY”H, Raise Your Spirits Theatre takes the stage with “COUNT THE STARS – The Journey of Avraham and Sara”. More than 70 women of every age join to tell the eternal story of our first patriarch and first matriarch. We experience their trials and their challenges, and the witness attributes that made them two of the greatest people alive. Through music, dance, tears and joy, laughter and drama, we enter the world of Avraham and Sara and learn how the Jewish people have had the strength through the millennia to face hardship and ordeals, and yet survive as a nation.
In 2001, amidst an atmosphere of grief and terror, a group of women in Gush Etzion joined together to the raise spirits of their community and all of Israel.
Rather than succumb to the depression caused by daily terror attacks, they decided to start a project that would give them a positive outlet and something wonderful to look forward to. They decided to put on a show. The rest, as they say, is history. Read more about who we are