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A Covid-Inspired Jewish Musical Collaboration

Collaboration between West End Synagogue (NYC) and Mosaic Law Congregation (Sacramento, CA) Virtual Choirs Performing Achat Sha’alti (From Psalm 97) written and accompanied by David Alon Friedman and Conducted by Brian Kreiswirth produced by Cantors Melissa Berman and Ben Rosner; engineered by David and Judy Gershon. 3500 views on facebook.

Melodies of Tishrei – A Season of Hope and Renewal

(aired 3 times: Selichot Night Live USCJ, Talk Jewish with Me MLC and a Sacramento Jewish Community citywide pre-Hoshana Rabba production)

Journal of Synagogue Music, September 2019 Page 99

Worked with Joseph Levine, editor of Journal of Synagogue Music,  “N’Ginah L’Ma’aseh” recording and arranging Nissi Blumenthal’s, “Shiviti” for classical guitar and voice

Acoustic Guitar Magazine

Interviewed as expert and did editorial work for Acoustic Guitar Magazine October 2018 Issue, “ Is the Acoustic Guitar God’s Favorite Instrument?“

Scholar In Residence for Sephardic Weekend, Davis, CA November 2018

“Selective Use of the Guitar as Accompanying Instrument,” Journal of Synagogue Music, September 2015 Page 37

The Jewish Chronicle
“All of which makes for a CD that’s a feast for the soul as well as the ears.”

Shul of Rock
The Jewish Chronicle
Featuring JJAM at Dunkin’ Donuts

Accolades from My Intern at Beth Shalom
See “Musicians” and “Activities” headers.

Rosner Hosts Shul of Rock
The Jewish Chronicle
Featuring JJAM at Dunkin’ Donuts

Jewish Pittsburgh Studies All Night and into the Morning to Mark Shavuot
The Jewish Chronicle
City-Wide Shavuot

Survivors Recall Moment of Freedom at Yom Hashoa Service
The Jewish Chronicle
City-Wide Yom HaShoah

Rosner to Strike Balance as New Beth Shalom Cantor
The Jewish Chronicle
Entering Pittsburgh

Temple Beth Rishon Welcomes Community…for Café Beth Rishon, A Cabaret Evening
The Oakland Journal
Cafe Beth Rishon, Wyckoff, NJ

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