Cantor Vera Broekhuysen serves Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, Massachusetts as their spiritual leader. She is a T’ruah chaverah, founding member of the Merrimack Valley Interfaith Sanctuary Network, and Secretary of the New England Board of Cantors. Cantor Broekhuysen lives with her husband and two sons in North Andover, Massachusetts.
By Vera Broekhuysen
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