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Notes Worth Knowing
Cantor Steven Weiss
December 13, 2016

Here’s a story for you.

Once upon a time, a long, long time ago – 2200 years ago, in fact – there lived an evil, tyrannical king who ruled over the province of Judea.

He had such a high opinion of himself that he even gave himself the title of “God-manifest.” (Any similarities to leaders today with delusions of grandeur are

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Member Post
Cantor Kerith Spencer-Shapiro
November 18, 2016

"Whoever practices charity and justice fills the world with loving kindness" - Talmud; Sukkah

We are excited to join many of you at the next ACC/GTM Convention, June 25-29, 2017 at Red Rock Resort Spa and Casino in Summerlin, NV. Inspired by combining Las Vegas' reputation with our own musical twist,

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Notes Worth Knowing
Cantor Steven Weiss
September 30, 2016

In the midst of all of the preparations for the High Holiday season, I am always grateful that I chose to become a cantor so many years ago. What an important role we all play on behalf of our People and the larger community. We are extremely blessed.

At the American Conference of Cantors, we are also gearing up for an exciting new year

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Notes Worth Knowing
By Cantor Steven Weiss
July 11, 2016

As we remember Elie Wiesel – memorializing one of our century’s greatest Jewish thinkers and humanitarians whom President Obama called “the conscience of the world” – we pay tribute to one of the most prominent Holocaust survivors whose message of “never forget” goes beyond the Jewish community alone.

Instead, this Nobel Peace laureate

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Notes Worth Knowing
Cantor Joshua Breitzer
March 8, 2016

Jack Gottlieb’s Sharing the Prophets: The More Things Change1

HUCKSTER: You’ve really had a whale-of-a time of it, haven’t you?

JONAH: I tell you, this business of being a Prophet is a lonely job. 2

Jack Gottlieb (1930-2011) sought for his voice to be heard, not just as a composer, but also as

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