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About the Divas on the Bima

(follow the links to their synagogue bios)

Divas on the Bima is an entertaining, uplifting program presenting a wide variety of Jewish music, founded by four cantors from diverse performing backgrounds who came together beginning in 2010. All four dynamic women are graduates of the H.L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and members of the Cantors Assembly, serving pulpits as full-time hazzanim in Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Jen Cohen began her career living in
Nashville, Tennessee, and
 touring the US with her band.

Magda Fishman was both a singer and trumpet player in the Israeli Defense Forces before making her way to New York to pursue musical theater and jazz and founding her band, Shorashim.


Alisa Pomerantz-Boro, coming from a rabbinic and  musical family, has deep roots in  cantorial, folk and popular music.
Elizabeth Shammash is classically trained and enjoyed an operatic, concert and recital career  before formally training as a cantor.