Jack Beilen & Friends, from Los Angeles, opened up a new website to promote the new CD From the Heart of a Jewish Soul which features 21 musicians, all with extensive professional experience in the pop music world (such as members working with various popular artists James Taylor, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart or Neville Brothers). The group is also available for selected appropriate synagogue and spiritual events and performances. They performed on December 3, 2000, at the Theatre For The Performing Arts at California State University at Northridge. The music is aimed at Reform congregations and those welcoming contemporary-influenced Jewish spiritual music. Jack Beilan has been Musical Director for Valley Outreach Synagogue, a Reform Jewish congregation in Los Angeles.