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Notes Worth Knowing
April 27, 2021

What a year it has been since we gathered virtually last June. Let's take the time to come together as a community in prayer, in conversation, in song, and in fun! Our conference this year is entirely virtual, with a schedule designed to allow you to block off a few hours each day to participate in everything or

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David Shukiar, GTM Vice President in charge of Special Programs
March 2, 2021

Boaz Dorot is being recognized for his composition “Elohai N’tzor.”  Boaz (born 1985), is a composer, arranger, choir conductor, pianist and music educator. He earned his bachelor's degree in composition from the Cross-Disciplinary Composition Department in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He teaches Music Theory and Music History in

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Notes Worth Knowing
February 9, 2021

The American Conference of Cantors rebroadcast the Dr. Jack Gottlieb Memorial Concert: Opening the Gates of Justice. This incredible concert was from the 2019 ACC Convention in Atlanta, GA. Featuring cantors and musicians from all over North America, the concert showcases sacred and secular music that inspires us to continue to fight for

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Cantor Claire Franco
September 11, 2020

I am delighted to share this video. Thank you to all who were involved in the project. It feels particularly poignant today on the 19th anniversary of 9/11. We stood strong then and continue to do so.

Members of the American Conference of Cantors present Stand Strong by Laurie Akers.

Choral and piano

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Notes Worth Knowing
September 2, 2020

Dear congregational leadership,

All of you – clergy and synagogue professionals, board members and volunteers.

Thank you. You are extraordinary. You have made decisions about things that didn’t exist six months ago. You’ve created new pathways for engagement and pivoted to new forms of programming and virtual experiences. You’ve

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