Sandra Kazan - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Sandra Kazan, Communication Skills Specialist

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Voice and Speech Coach

HUC-JIR/New York

Rabbinical Program, New York
Academic Field: 
Professional Development
Research Interests: 
The Body and Voice Connection

Sandra Kazan is a voice and speech couch at HUC-JIR/New York. She is also an actress, director, and producer, who has served as a communications specialist to corporate executives, trial attorneys, authors, professors and actors for media and public appearances. She has been on the faculty of HUC-JIR teaching Speech and Communication and coaching senior sermons since 1984.

She maintains a private practice for individuals and conducts group workshops in presentation skill training. She has narrated over 20 audio books for the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book Library for the Visually Impaired.

Recent stage appearances have included: RAISING THE ROOF, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE; staged readings of Native Son by Paul Green, Wedding Band by Alice Childress, A Tune Beyond Us and Not On the Map by Edward Pomerantz.

Selected Publications and Edited Works


Voice and the Rabbi: The Art of Delivering a Sermon. by Sandra Kazan. Published in The Reform Jewish Quarterly. Fall 2010.
Current and Future Courses
Speech and Communication PDE 442
Speech Coach for Senior Sermons
Public Lecture Topics
Communication and Presentation Skills.