Episode 3

Published on:

29th Mar 2022

A Walk Down Memory Lane with Cantorial Aficionado Charlie Bernhaut

In today's episode, we welcome Cantorial Music Aficionado Charlie Bernhaut.

To listen to all of Charlie's radio broadcasts head over to his website: charliebernhaut.com 

Charlie and Cantor Benny co-founded the non-profit "Cantors World" putting on stellar programming in the hopes of reinventing interest in Chazzanut. Cantors World still is active today by sponsoring and hosting live and virtual performances. Head over to CantorsWorld.com or follow them on social media @cantorsworld to stay in the loop for all their future events.

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About the Podcast

In The Cantors Chair
Step up to the Bima, and take a seat in the Cantors Chair. This new show, Hosted by Cantor Benny Rogosnitzky, gives you a unique perspective on many of the topics in the headlines relevant to Jewish life, Synagogue, and community. In addition, In The Cantors Chair will feature guests with a passion for Jewish and Cantorial music and its tradition and impact on the hearts and minds of the Jewish people.

About your host

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Benny Rogosnitzky

Cantor Benny Rogosnitzky is a world-renowned Cantor, lecturer, teacher, mentor, and event producer. Affectionately known as “Cantor Benny,” he serves as Cantor at the historic Park East Synagogue, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Born in Liverpool, England, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Talmudic Studies in Manchester Yeshiva and an advanced degree in Music. He has performed for audiences of thousands at some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including the White House and the United Nations. As a lecturer of music and its application to prayer, Cantor Rogosnitzky routinely studies and practices both traditional and modern liturgy and music. In 2012, he worked with Sony Music on the production and marketing of the historic album and concert series, “Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul,” a collaboration between world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot.

At Park East Synagogue, where he has served as Cantor since 2009, Cantor Rogosnitzky also leads marketing and community engagement efforts for both the Synagogue and Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School, where he serves as Director. He serves on the board of several charitable organizations and is the co-founder of Cantors World and the founder of Frum Divorce.

Cantor Rogosnitzky is married with four children and resides in New York.