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Rabbi Randy Sheinberg

Randy Ellen Sheinberg has been the rabbinic leader of Temple Tikvah since its inception and previously for Temple Emanuel of New Hyde Park. Prior to serving as the rabbi of Temple Emanuel in 2003, she served as Assistant Rabbi at Congregation Rodeph Sholom of New York City. She served as a Student Rabbi for congregations in Kitchener, Ontario and Reston, Virginia for extended internships and led High Holiday services in Laramie, Wyoming and Mumbai, India.

Rabbi Randy was ordained in 2000 after her studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Jerusalem and New York campuses. She earned her master’s degree in Hebrew Letters in 1999. She previously obtained both a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature and a master’s degree in Public and Private Management from Yale University.

Prior to studying for the rabbinate, Rabbi Randy spent eight years in the corporate world as a manager and consultant in training and development, transition management, and team-building. As a rabbinical student, she brought her background in organizational transformation to the Jewish world through such programs as Synagogue 2000, the Experiment in Congregational Education (ECE), and the URJ Partners for Synagogue Change.

Rabbi Randy currently serves on the board of the  Central Conference of American Rabbis. She is a fellow of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality (IJS) Hevraya program, a Jewish spiritual director, and an active participant in a local interfaith network.

Raised on Long Island, Rabbi Randy has lived most of her life in the greater New York area. She loves to travel — some of her favorite destinations have been the Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, India, and South Africa. In her spare time, you can find her in the theater or walking on the beach. She feels blessed to be married to Marty Cohen, mother to Paola, and step-mother and mother-in-law to Ariel and her husband Lewis and grandmother to their daughter Isadora Lilyann Cohen-Orren.

 

Cantor Guy Bonné

Cantor Guy Bonné has served as Temple Tikvah’s cantor and spiritual leader since 2009. He was born and raised in Haifa, Israel and majored in piano at Dunie Weizman Conservatory of Music in Haifa. Cantor Bonne served in the Israeli Defense Force as a paramedic in the “Nachal” Unit. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Music and Artist from the Samuel Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University.

Cantor Bonne studied at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He served as student cantor at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue in Brooklyn and received a master’s degree in Sacred Music and was ordained as a cantor in 2005. 

Cantor Bonne feels blessed to be a part of Temple Tikvah’s warm and vibrant community. He feels fortunate to work with a wonderful choir and appreciates the many talented and gifted musicians who participate in his concerts. He admires the eagerness and sense of responsibility of the remarkable B’nai Mitzvah students that he tutors. He is proud of the children who sing in the Mitzvah Choir, bringing the joy of music to nursing homes and hospitals. He is grateful for the opportunity to see the commitment and progress of his Hebrew and Torah study students. 

Cantor Bonne is passionate about philosophy, history and classical music and he aspires to intertwine those with the richness of the Jewish heritage and wisdom and to represent a living connection to the State of Israel.

To hear some of Cantor Bonné's music, click here.  
or visit his website

Wed, June 19 2019 16 Sivan 5779