Faryn Kates Rudnick
Temple Beth-El, Northbrook, IL
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Cantor Faryn Kates Rudnick has served as cantor of Temple Beth-El in Northbrook, IL, since her ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music in 2013. Cantor Rudnick is the immediate past president of the Reform Cantors of Chicago and represents the American Conference of Cantors on the Jewish Disabilities Network, and is a member of Chicago Federation’s Synagogue Commission Inclusion Planning Committee. In the fall of 2015 Cantor Rudnick was the first Cantor to receive Federation’s Samuel A. Goldsmith Young Professional Award for her work in the field of inclusion. Cantor Rudnick’s passion is working with the Jewish community and those with disabilities in the hopes of making the Jewish community fully inclusive. In addition to her cantorial ordination and MSM from HUC, Cantor Rudnick holds an MA in music education from Montclair State University and a BM in music education from Miami University (Ohio). Cantor Rudnick and her husband, Jack, welcomed their first child, Hannah, to the world in August, 2016.
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