Saturday, March 25, 2023

(Courtesy of YIDB) In what is becoming a beautiful tradition on Shabbos Shira, the Young Israel of Deerfield Beach, Florida is sponsoring a guest cantor. The community will welcome Cantor Yaakov Lemmer for what is to be an uplifting experience on Friday, February 3 and Shabbos, February 4, Shabbos Shira, parsha Beshalach.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Cantor Yaakov “Yanky” Lemmer is one of the leading young cantors on the cantorial horizon. His beautiful lyric tenor voice, dramatic color, and precise coloratura have garnered him universal praise among his peers and connoisseurs alike. He began his singing career as the star soloist of the Young Israel of Bethel Choir, where world renowned Cantor Ben Zion Miller took him under his private tutelage. Yaakov earned a scholarship to the Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University, where he studied with Cantors Joseph Malovany and Bernard Beer. He also studied with cantorial legend Cantor Noach Schall, and has won a scholarship for vocal training in N.Y.C.

He currently serves as Cantor of Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York. City.

Sponsorships are available!

Please contact Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (954) 571-3904

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