Area Jewish Leaders To Participate In Cantorial Concert

A Gala Cantorial Concert featuring 12 outstanding cantors from the Southeast Region of the Cantors Assembly, including several with ties to the western communities, will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Temple Beth Am in Margate, located at 7205 Royal Palm Blvd.

Representing Palm Beach County will be Rabbi/Hazzan David Sislen of Temple B’nai Jacob of Wellington; Rabbi/Hazzan Bert Kieffer, who served for many years at Temple Beth Zion in Royal Palm Beach; Hazzan Elaine Shapiro, president of the Southeast Region of the Cantors Assembly; Hazzan Hesh Mayersdorf; Rabbi/Cantor Sharon Steinberg of Temple Beth Shira In Boca Raton; and Cantorial Soloist Gail Franklin. Hazzan Farid Dardashti of New Rochelle will also be featured.

Rabbi/Hazzan Steve Texon of the Cuban Hebrew Congregation and Hazzan Ronit Rubin of Miami will represent Miami-Dade County, while Hazzan Israel Rosen of Temple Solel in Hollywood, Hazzan Bill Lieberman of B’nai Aviv in Weston and Cantor Manny Silver of Temple Beth El in Hollywood will represent Broward County.

The cantors will be singing Broadway, pops, modern Jewish composers, duets, Israeli classics, opera, Yiddish songs and Hazzanut.

Priced so everyone can attend and enjoy an afternoon of wonderful Jewish music, tickets are priced at $12 for general admission, $18 for sponsors and $25 for patron seats. For more information, and to purchase tickets online, visit