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Wyner Lecture Weekend: The Jewish Life of Leonard Bernstein, with Cantor Jonathan Comisar


February 06, 2022


12:30pm - 2:00pm EDT


We conclude our Wyner Lecture Weekend with Cantor Jonathan Comisar on Sunday, February 6 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a musically interactive lecture detailing the Jewish life, contributions, influences, and music of Leonard Bernstein.

This free event is mixed presence. Join us onsite at Temple Israel or click here to join online with Zoom. All are welcome. Contact Brigid Goggin at bgoggin@tisrael.org with any questions.

Cantor Jonathan Comisar holds a masters in Sacred Music from the Hebrew Union College School of Sacred Music, and served the Community Synagogue in Rye, New York with distinction from 2000-08. Cantor Comisar is a highly esteemed and sought after composer of Jewish music, orchestra, and musical theater. Cantor Comisar’s essay “Experiencing God While Composing Music: Listening for the Still, Small Voice” was recently featured in the book “Because My Soul Longs for You: Integrating Theology into our Lives,” co-edited by Rabbi Elaine Zecher. Learn more at www.jonathancomisar.net.

With gratitude, this weekend is made possible by the generosity of the Wyner family, who established the Wyner Lecture series in 1985 to honor the life and legacy of Rudolph H. and Sara G. Wyner, and to celebrate their parents’ love of Jewish art, music, and folkways.  Attend the full weekend of programs and join us on Friday and Saturday as well!

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