Position: High Holidays Cantor
Location: Temple Israel, 200 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Temple Israel, a diverse USCJ-affiliated congregation of about 300 families in the New Hampshire seacoast, seeks a cantor to assist in our 5784 High Holiday services.
Training and experience as a HHD cantor
Knowledgeable of High Holiday liturgy
Familiar with traditional nusakh and contemporary HHD melodies
Skill in leading davening with emotion, soul, passion
Work with our rabbi during 6-8 sessions over the months leading up to High Holidays to plan the services.
Help to lead all six High Holiday services:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Days one and two of Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur morning, and Yom Kippur afternoon/Neilah service
Minimal need for leyning
$8000–$10,000 based on experience, includes mileage and home hospitality
To apply, please send the items below to [email protected]:
Voice recordings of Unetaneh Tokef, Kol Nidre, Ashamnu, and some examples of HHD
nusakh, such as the opening section of the Amidah &/or HHD Kaddishes
OR Temple office, [email protected], 603-436-5301 x10