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Shabbat Shira – Take 2

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Shabbat Shira – Take 2 with composer in residence, Cantor Benjie Schiller

Shabbat Morning Service, Saturday, April 30, 10:30 am


Join us for a special and heartwarming Shabbat when composer Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller will join Cantor Rosen, Cantorial Soloist Lindi Rivers, our Professional Choir and the Temple Singers in celebrating Shabbat Shira Take 2 – Enjoy our talented choirs and Cantors singing in harmony to some of the most beautiful melodies composed by Cantor Schiller. This is a Shabbat you do not want to miss.


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Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller serves as the Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual and Professor of Cantorial Arts at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, and as cantor of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, New York with her husband, Rabbi Lester Bronstein. Her compositions include “Halleluhu,” a multi-rhythmic setting of Psalm 150, “Lamdeini,” “U’kratem D’ror- Proclaim Liberty,” an American/Jewish response to 9/11, and various commissioned works for choirs, synagogues and interfaith liturgical groups. “A World Fulfilled,” a solo recording of her compositions, was released in 2002. A collection of her synagogue compositions, “Azamrah, Songs of Benjie Ellen Schiller” was published in 2019 by Transcontinental Music. In 2019, Cantor Schiller received the “Hallel v’zimrah” award from the Jewish Choral Foundation for her compositions of Jewish choral music.

Cantor Schiller has served on the faculty of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality rabbinic and cantorial programs and the North American Jewish Choral Festival. She is certified by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality as a Jewish mindfulness meditation teacher.

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April 30
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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