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HaZamir South Jersey

Conductor: Cantor Leon Sher

Coordinator(s): Helene Raush

Contact Email: [email protected]

Rehearsal Day: Sunday

Rehearsal Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Rehearsal Location: Congregation Beth El

Address: 8000 Main Street, Voorhees, NJ 08043

Conductor Bio:

Cantor Leon Sher earned his Master of Sacred Music and Cantorial Investiture from the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City.  He has served on the faculties of the DFSSM, the Academy for Jewish Religion, the North American Jewish Choral Festival, Hava Nashira, several Jewish summer camps and countless synagogues.  He has been a member of Beged Kefet, a unique Jewish singing group of seven people that donates all proceeds from performances and CD sales to tzedakah (charity).  His compositions appear in many publications and on numerous recordings.  Currently, Cantor Sher is the Music Director at Congregation Beth El in Voorhees, NJ and is the founding conductor of HaZamir South Jersey, the local chapter of HaZamir, the International Jewish Teen Choir.

HaZaPrep South Jersey at KBA, for 6th-8th graders, also conducted by Cantor Sher, rehearses at Kellman Brown Academy.

Zamir Choral Foundation
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1948
New York, NY 10115

[email protected]
(212) 870-3335

[email protected]
(212) 870-3339

HaZamir is a program of the Zamir Choral Foundation
Matthew Lazar, Founder and Director