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2025 Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

CANTOR BENJIE ELLEN SCHILLER
Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual; Professor of Cantorial Arts
 
February 28 - March 2, 2025
 
The overall theme of the weekend is:
 
COMING SOON
 
WALK-INS WELCOME BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE
IN THE SHABBAT DINNER,  SHABBAT CAFE LUNCH, AND MEN'S CLUB BREAKFAST.
 
Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller serves as the Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman Professor of Liturgy, Worship, and Ritual and Professor of Cantorial Arts at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, and as cantor of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, New York with her husband, Rabbi Lester Bronstein. Her compositions include “Halleluhu,” a multi-rhythmic setting of Psalm 150, “Lamdeini,” “U’kratem D’ror- Proclaim Liberty,” an American/Jewish response to 9/11, and various commissioned works for choirs, synagogues, and interfaith liturgical groups. “A World Fulfilled,” a solo recording of her compositions, was released in 2002. A collection of her synagogue compositions, “Azamrah, Songs of Benjie Ellen Schiller” was published in 2019 by Transcontinental Music. In 2019, Cantor Schiller received the “Hallel v’zimrah” award from the Jewish Choral Foundation for her compositions of Jewish choral music. Cantor Schiller has served on the faculty of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality rabbinic and cantorial programs and the North American Jewish Choral Festival. She is certified by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality as a Jewish mindfulness meditation teacher. 

 

THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE INCLUDES SUB-THEMES,  MEAL, SERVICE & PROGRAM INFORMATION:

EREV SHABBAT - February 28 @ 5:30 pm

 INFO COMING SOON

$40 per person - Must RSVP by Monday, February 24 at noon. 

Reservations can be placed at the bottom of this page, or by calling (941) 383-3428. 


SHABBAT MORNING - March 1 @ 10:00 am

INFO COMING SOON

Following the Service and Presentation, all in attendance are invited to partake of a light lunch at TBI’s FREE Shabbat Café.

Please contact the Temple office to let us know you plan to attend, no later than Tuesday, February 25 at noon.

(941) 383-3428 or email office@longboatkeytemple.org


SUNDAY MORNING - March 2 @ 9:30 am

INFO COMING SOON

Men’s Club Breakfast Program  - $15 per person payable to the TBI Men’s Club

MUST RSVP by Wednesday, February 26 at noon

To reserve for the breakfast, please contact the office directly to pay by phone - (941) 383-3428


THE SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE WEEKEND IS FUNDED BY A GRANT FROM THE CHARLOTTE P. GRAVER FUND OF THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY

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