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July 7, 2017

Cantor Michael Shochet is the first recipient of the inaugural Ba'al Chazon for Vision award.

Shochet, Senior Cantor at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, VA, received the award at the ACC 2017 Convention in Las Vegas in June of 2017.

Recognizing cantorial vision both within and beyond the pulpit, the award will be presented

June 27, 2017

Schaumburg, IL -- The estate of Dr. Jack Gottlieb (z”l) through the Theophilous Foundation has bestowed a major gift of $270,000 to fund both a Dr. Jack Gottlieb Memorial Concert Fund and a Dr. Jack Gottlieb Memorial Choral Series, according to American Conference of Cantors (ACC) President Steven Weiss.

The purpose of this fund is to

June 27, 2017






Member of the United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator:

We, the undersigned national Jewish organizations and institutions, are united in our belief that government should work to expand, not limit, access to health care. We are deeply concerned that the Better Care

June 25, 2017

American Conference of Cantors stands in solidarity with all of our partners in the Reform and progressive Movements in demanding that the Government of Israel hold true to the agreements made in establishing an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. The freezing of the plan to build a mixed gender space harms Israel and its connection

June 2, 2017

ACC-GTM participants will have a chance to reconnect with our “greatest generation” of cantors upon whose shoulders our modern cantorate is built through a panel featuring some of our noted vatikim during the plenary on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

Moderated by Cantor Sarah Sager, the panel features Cantors Mikhail Manevich, Janice L. Roger