Join Hazzan Jonathan Kohan over zoom as he explores the music of the Holocaust in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Born in Buenos Aires, Jonathan Kohan is an ordained Cantor and Jewish Studies Professor from the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary “Marshall T Meyer”. Since 2003 he has been serving as Cantor and Jewish Studies Professor in several congregations and schools in Argentina and the US, and since 2020 is the Director of the Cantorial Institute of the Seminary. Also a synagogue music composer, Cantor Kohan was one of the two finalists of the Anshe Emet Synagogue Cantorial Search in 2021, and the same year was Visiting Scholar in Holocaust Music of Clark University (Worcester, MA). He has a degree in Psychology of the University of Buenos Aires, and was a fellow of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Institute of Israel. Cantor Kohan is currently finishing his Rabbinical Studies at the Buenos Aires Seminary and his Masters in Jewish Studies in the Hebraica University of Mexico, and has performed and lectured about Jewish Music in Argentina, Europe and the US.
Sponsor: Temple Beth El