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Our Cantor

Cantor Dorothy Goldberg was ordained by The Academy for Jewish Religion and has served congregations including Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison, CT, Kol Ami in Cheshire, CT, Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation-Emek Shalom in Simsbury, CT, Glen Rock Jewish Center in Glen Rock, NJ and Temple Beth Shalom in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has a special interest in end of life issues and has served as a Pastoral Counselor for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Healthcare Hospice Program of Central Connecticut.

Cantor Goldberg started training in voice as a high school student at the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division.

After earning a BA at Bryn Mawr College and an MA in Journalism and Public Affairs at The American University in Washington, DC, she moved to England and completed a postgraduate diploma (Dip. Mus) at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

She and her husband returned to the USA and eventually settled in Connecticut, where they raised their two children.

Cantor Goldberg worked in the public relations field before attending seminary at the Academy for Jewish Religion (AJR). She was ordained as a Cantor in 2005 and was chair of AJR's Board of Trustees until 2011. She also enjoys singing with the Connecticut-based jazz/swing trio MOXIE.

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