Kindred Spirits

Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills

Co-presented by Temple Beth El, San Pedro
a flyer for the LAJS concert "A World of Jewish Music"

The LAJS partnered with KindredSPIRITS in their 7th annual benefit concert. This year’s beneficiary was Save A Child’s Heart.


Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for her career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, “Band of Gold“. Payne was also an actress in musicals and film, as well as the host of a TV talk show. Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, a former singer with the American vocal group The Supremes.

Cantor Ilan Davidson has served Temple Beth El since 1995. The youngest in a long familial line of cantors, he began his training at the age of five with his mentor, Hazzan Philip Model z”l. With a strong performing arts background from the University of California, he is also a talented secular musician and contemporary Jewish singer and songwriter. He released his first album, Stained Glass, in 1995.

Beatrice Annika Miller is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She came in ninth place on season two of The X Factor when she was 13 years old. She was later signed to Hollywood Records. Her debut EP Young Blood was released in 2014, and her debut album Not an Apology was released on July 24, 2015

The Agape International Choir is a dynamic collection of over 200 individuals who are of service to the high vibration of Unconditional Love. When these voices join together, something positively breathtaking occurs, bringing transformation and true joy to the planet. Under the beautiful direction of Marianne Lewis, The Agape International Choir raises the roof and helps to raise consciousness wherever they go.

Ilysia is thrilled to announce she has finally recorded her first solo album, Blessed, which is scheduled for release January 2022! This album is about G-d, inspiration, and most importantly, gratitude. Her song, “There’s Something About Those Candles”, a stirring and emotional song that reflects the universal journey of all who are fighting for freedom, our mission to repair the world, and the holy spark that is freed when each candle is ignited, has already been released and can be found on all streaming services such as Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, and more!


Cigna Healthcare

Cigna is a global health services company focused on helping people improve their health, well-being and peace of mind. Established more than 200 years ago, Cigna has over 165 million customer relationships in more than 30 countries and jurisdictions. We are changing lives for the better by putting the customer at the center of health care transformation.

Kindred Healthcare
At Kindred Healthcare, our transitional care hospitals and rehabilitation service locations are like incubators for hope and healing. We take a team approach to our patients — working together to meet their needs through clinical care and rehabilitation therapy as we help them along their journey to recovery.
Jewish Community Foundation
Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles manages charitable assets of more than $1 billion entrusted to it by over 1,300 families. The Foundation partners with donors to shape meaningful philanthropic strategies, magnify the impact of giving, and build enduring charitable legacies. Over the past 15 years, it has distributed more than $1 billion to thousands of nonprofits across a diverse spectrum.
Michael and Lori Milken Family Foundation

Founded by Michael and Lowell Milken in 1982, the Milken Family Foundation strives to discover and advance inventive, effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives. The means most conducive to achieving these goals is through education.