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Sountrack of Our Spirit

Marcus Feldman

Sinai Temple
Los Angeles
Age: 31
Nominated by: Rabbi David Wolpe
Song: “V’al Yedel Avadecha” Zavel Kwartin

I didn’t choose to be a cantor, rather I responded to a sacred calling: to touch people’s lives at their most vulnerable moments. to enhance their joy and ease their sorrow. Jewish music is the perfect vehicle for this purpose. Music even more than words can uplift the soul, and reach our neshamah, the holy spark of the divine within each of us. Music transcends and bridges languages, cultures, ages and social standing. — Marcus Feldman

INFLUENCES: Cantor Nathan Lam, Cantor Naftali Herstik, Cantor Meir Finkelstein, Cantor Moshe Ganchoff, Cantor Moshe Koussevitzky, Cantor David Koussevitzky, Michael Isaacson, Craig Taubman.





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