Cantor-in-Residence Series

BH Meeting 21

Cantor Rachel Kalmowitz, West Bloomfield Hills, Temple Beth El

January 27, 2017— Shabbat Services
Rachel considers her role at TBE to be one of creating sacred moments for and holy relationships with her congregants, through her music, her words, and her humanity.

January 28, 2017, 4:00-6:00pm @ the home of Marta Lederer & Gary Ginstling

Join us for an intimate house concert celebrating the rich musical history of Jewish Broadway, a special area of interest for Cantor Kalmowitz, followed by a beautiful Havdalah ceremony. Due to limited space, we are asking that all attendees RSVP by clicking here. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with the address of the Lederer/ Ginstling home. 




BH Meeting 21Dan Nichols, Jewish Rock and Roll Star and GUCI Camp Alum

February 24, 2017
Dan is one of the most dynamic, influential and beloved Jewish musicians in North America. Dan’s anthology includes a wide range of sounds and styles, from energetic Jewish rock anthems to moving interpretations of traditional Jewish liturgy. Jewish youth and adults from around the world draw inspiration from Dan’s music and its positive message of Jewish values, identity and pride. Dan’s live performances are legendary for their unrestrained energy and infectious spirit.

To purchase tickets for the Saturday, February 25th concert, click here.





BH Meeting 21

Cantor Lisa B. Segal, Kolot Chayeinu, Brooklyn, NY

March 24 & 25, 2017

Cantor Segal is delighted to be joining the IHC community, where her niece and nephew both become bat and bar mitzvah.  She is a founding member of Kolot Chayeinu / Voices of Our Lives (, a Jewish congregation in Brooklyn, NY who shares a commitment to the search for meaningful expressions of Judaism in today's uncertain world.  Cantor Segal was ordained in 2011 at the Academy for Jewish Religion in New York and writes "Ritual changes us, transforms us, accompanies us over the bridge from one state to the next."  Cantor Segal has performed with a range of notable and innovative Jewish instrumentalists and singers including Marty Ehrlich, Mark Ribot, Alicia Jo Rabins, Roy Nathanson, Joey Weisenberg, and Alicia Svigals, and has performed with many cantors and choirs.  She was a featured artist in Zero Church: the Prayer Project with Suzzy and Maggie Roche (of the Roches) presented at St. Ann’s Warehouse and is most recently featured on "Balm for Gilead", a new CD from singer/songwriter Leslie Nuchow.  She is married to maggid/creative midrash writer Arthur Strimling. Cantor Segal looks forward to partnering with IHC Clergy to create a meaningful and transformative prayer space.

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