Author Talk and Book Signing with Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Moriel Rothman-Zecher is an award-winning author of three novels, the latest of which is titled “Before All the World.” Join us for a reading and conversation with the author as we discuss his background, the writing process, and his favorite passages in this novel. Books will be available for sale and signing for $25, courtesy […]

Birnbaum on Ivory

This exciting program will be an exploration of pieces from the Eduard Birnbaum Collection, featuring liturgical compositions from the 19th and 20th centuries performed as solo piano works. Selections will include side-by-side comparisons of settings of the same text by various composers as well as incidental and special occasion music composed for the synagogue. Compositions from the […]

High Holiday Advice from a 300-Year-Old Cantor

Join Cantor Matt Austerklein for a timely dive into High Holidays with advice from the most colorful guidebook in early cantorial history. Sefer Teudat Shlomo (1718) was published by Rabbi Shlomo Lipschitz, who came from a rabbi-cantor family in Bavaria, and whose musical travels took him through Bohemia, Germany, & France. Cantor Austerklein will lead us through humorous and wisdom-filled excerpts […]