by Nita Polay Levin

Women Cantors Sing Out

In May 2013, Cantor Nancy Abramson, Dean of the Cantorial School at the Jewish Theological Seminary, was installed as the international president of the Cantors Assembly (C.A.). She is the first woman president of this Conservative movement’s cantors’ organization, and the groundbreaking event was followed by a rousing concert of 72 female cantors, which began and concluded, appropriately, with the shehechiyanu prayer.

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