Hebrew in Harmony—the new prayer curriculum for 4th-6th graders—features music from today's top Jewish musicians. This is part of a series profiling some of these talented artists.
Josh Breitzer is cantor and music director of Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn. As a dedicated and passionate Jewish music educator, he has coached young artists at NYC Opera, The Juilliard School, and Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. He teaches at HUC-JIR and serves as a Vice President of the American Conference of Cantors. His recording of Oseh Shalom is featured in Hebrew in Harmony.
Who are your musical influences?
Mozart, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, John Denver, Joe Raposo, Fred Rogers, Billy Joel, Eliyahu Schleife