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The Joy of Shul Music - Sunday 4th June 2017 at St Albans Masorti Synagogue

A day-long singing-filled learning experience for everyone, whether members of Masorti or not.

Join Chazanim Jaclyn Chernett, Jalda Rebling, Jason Green, Paul Heller, Rebecca Blumenfeld together with Rabbi Carl Wolkin and Robert Davis for a day of study and delight in learning the beauty of our traditions.

The day-long seminar filling the building with glorious sound starts with registration at 9:45am and goes on until 4:15pm, finishing with our now expert pop up choir!

Programme: -

  • Pop up choir on the melodies of Friday night for all who just love to sing whether you are a shulgoer or not!
  • Shacharit for Shabbat – for the beginning service-leader and those who would like to brush up their skills!
  • Musaf for High Holydays – advanced t’filla lab for the experienced Sh’liach Tsibbur.
  • Torah reading – for beginners and those who want to shore up their knowledge.
  • Finding your voice – techniques to help through breathing & projecting.
  • Grappling with prayer – for all who want to explore Judaism's big questions.

Don’t worry if you think you can’t sing – just come along and enjoy it.

Details: -

  • When: Sunday 4th June 2017 9:45am to 4:15pm
  • Where: St Albans Masorti Synagogue (SAMS), UK
  • For more information on the event or to book, take the link to Eventbrite here, or e-mail Chazan Jacky or Liz Preter.

Dates for your Diaries: -

EAJL at the Conservative Yeshiva - 16th to 31st July 2017, Jerusalem, Israel

Unique training in building kehilla kedosha through the sh’liach tsibbur. For graduates of EAJL, Rabbis, Chazanim, Rabbinical and Cantorial students and all participants of the Yeshiva programme.

EAJL T'filla Leaders Retreat 2018 - 5th to 8th July 2018 Charney Manor, Oxford, UK

Not to be missed, our 2 yearly retreat for experienced and aspiring prayer leaders refreshes the soul.

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Why Nusach?

Click on the picture to hear Chazan Jaclyn Chernett explain.

Chazan, Hazzan, Cantor, Sh’liach Tsibbur (Messenger of the Congregation), Ba’al Tefillah (Master of Prayer), are all words that mean leader of Jewish prayer.

A Chazan / Hazzan / Cantor is the title of a person who is qualified to do so.