Nationally touring music educator Jay Rapoport takes Jewish values and stories and transforms them into ?Ruach Rock?, a catchy piano-pounding style influenced by Ben Folds and Billy Joel. His first album of original Jewish songs, ?With All Your Heart,? was released in November 2010, and he travels the country sharing his unique blend of instant sing-alongs and engaging musical storytelling that gets people out of their seats and rocking! An award-winning songwriter, Jay has shared stages with Craig Taubman, Rick Recht, Kol B'seder, Josh Nelson, Michelle Citrin, Shira Kline and Naomi Less, and he is featured as an Emerging Artist on Jewish Rock Radio. Songs from "With All Your Heart" have been featured on NFTY's "Ruach 5771," NewCAJE's "New Voices," URJ's "Shabbat Anthology" and PJ Library's "This Is Me" compilation CDs. Jay has performed at URJ Biennial, NewCAJE and NFTY Convention and has served on the faculty of Song Leader Boot Camp.  Jay honed his skills as a camp songleader, touring clubs and colleges with various bands, and incorporating original music into his roles as Camp Director at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, VA and Youth Advisor & Educator at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in NYC. Jay studied piano and singing at Berklee College of Music and has a Master?s Degree in Religious Education from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. In June 2014 Jay began a new role as the Director of Lifelong Learning at Temple Sholom of Chicago. His 2nd album of Jewish music, "They Tried To Get Us, We Won, Let's Rock!" was released in December 2014.

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A Song For You
A Wink And A Smile
Ain’t No Rest For Wicked
All I Want For Chanukah
All Of Me
Always Be My Baby
American Pie
And So It Goes
Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Army (Ben Folds Five)
As Time Goes By

Bad Day
Bad Moon Rising
Ball & Chain
Bed Of Roses
Bennie & The Jets
Blaze of Glory
Blister In The Sun
Blue Skies
Border Song
Boulevard Broken Dreams
Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Brown-Eyed Girl
Build Me Up Buttercup

Can You Feel Love Tonight
Can’t Stop The Feeling
Candle In The Wind
Champagne Supernova
Chanukah Song
Chariot (Gavin Degraw)
Cheers Theme
Chemical Party
Closer to Fine
Come By Me
Come Go With Me
Come Pick Me Up
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Cop Stop (G. Degraw)
Country Roads
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Crazy For You
Crazy Little Thing Love
Crocodile Rock
Cry Me A River

Diane Young
Don’t Get Around Much
Don’t Stop Believing
Dream Lover
Drift Away

Eddie Walker (B. Folds 5)
End Of The Innocence
Eternal Flame
Evaporated (B. Folds 5)
Every Day
Exit Music (For A Film)

Falling Slowly
Fat Bottomed Girls
Feelin’ Allright
Fight (B. Kweller)
Fix You (F)
Fly Me To The Moon
Footloose (E)
Forget You

Galileo (G)
Georgia On My Mind
Glory Of Love
Golden Slumbers
Goodbye Yellow Brick Rd
Great Balls Of Fire

Hallelujah I Just Love Her
Hanginaround (C. Crows)
Hanging By A Moment
Happy Together
Hey Jude
Honky Cat
Honky Tonk Woman
Hound Dog
How Will I Know

I Can’t Help Falling In Love
I Can’t Make You Love Me
I Don’t Wanna Be (Degraw)
I Guess That’s Why…Blues
I Saw Her Standing (E)
I Think We’re Alone Now
I Want It That Way
I Will Buy You A New Life
I Will Survive
I Won’t Give Up
I’d Do Anything (J. Mraz)
I’ll Be
I’m A Believer
I’m Gonna Be (500 Mi) (C)
I’m Yours
I’ve Got Rhythm
If I Had A Boat (L. Lovett)
In My Place (Coldplay)

Joy To The World
Jump, Jive & Wail

Karma Police

Lady Madonna
Last Night (The Strokes)
Lean On Me
Let It Be
Let It Bleed
Life’s A Happy Song
Little Ghost
Long Day

Love Is Here To Stay
Lullabye (Gnight Angel)

Man On The Side
Me & Julio
Midnight Train 2 Georgia
Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters
Money (That’s What I Want)
More Than Anyone
Mr. Jones Part II (B. Folds)
My Funny Valentine
My Girl
My Life
My Name Is Jonas

New Soul
New York State Of Mind
Not Ready To Make Nice

Ol’ 55
Old Time Rock & Roll
One Tin Soldier
One Voice
Only The Good Die Young
Out Of My Head (Fastball)

Penny On The Train Track
Philosophy (B. Folds 5)
Piano Man
Pink Panther
Power Of Love (E)
Proud Mary
Purple Rain

Rainbow Connection
Raise Your Glass
Rescue Blues (R. Adams)
Right On Time
River Of Dreams
Road To Joy
Rocket Man
Rockin’ The Suburbs
Rolling In The Deep
Romeo & Juliet
Run (B. Kweller)

Save Me San Francisco
Say It Ain’t So
Scenes From Ital.Restaurant
Sentimental Journey
Shake It Off
She Hates Me
She Looks So Perfect
She Talks To Angels
She’s Always A Woman
She’s Got A Way
She’s Like The Wind
She’s No Lady (L. Lovett)
Slow Dancing Burning Rm
Some Nights
Something So Right

Son Of A Preacher Man
Song For Divine Mother
Song For Dumped (BF5)
Stand By Me
Starfish and Coffee
Still Crazy After All Years
Suddenly Seymour
Summer Highland Falls
Sunday Morning
Sunny Side Of The Street
Sweet Caroline
Sweet Home Alabama

Teenage Dirtbag
The Best Deceptions
The Scientist
The Touch
The Way You Make…Feel
Thinking Out Loud
This Is Me
This Is The Time
Time Of Your Life
Tiny Dancer
To Be With You (C)
To Make You Feel…Love
Twist & Shout
Two Princes (G)
Two Thousand Years

Under The Boardwalk
Up To The Mountain


Walking In Memphis
Wanted Dead Or Alive
What I Got
What Makes You Beautiful
When I’m Sixty-Four
Why Don’t We Do…Road
Wind Cries Mary
World’s Greatest

You Are So Beautiful
You Are The Best Thing
You Are Too Beautiful
You Were Meant For Me
You’d Be So Nice..Home 2
You’ve Lost..Lovin’ Feeling
Your Song