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    Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music cantorial students

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    The Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is the Reform Movement’s 福彩app是正规的吗 address for cantorial education and Jewish music.  Students enjoy a comprehensive spiritual, artistic, and academic environment where they grow toward their greatest potential.  They build collaborative relationships between cantors, rabbis, educators, and other Jewish leaders and encounter every strand of Jewish music, prayer, and learning. Students and faculty are in the forefront of innovation, integrating the contemporary with the traditional, and infusing congregational life with vibrancy, warmth, and joy.

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    The students at DFSSM are the leaders of tomorrow and will ensure our Jewish future is stronger than ever. Their studies at the DFSSM will help us build thriving communities for generations to come. We need you福彩app是正规的吗r help to continue doing our sacred work.

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    Benefits of Friends of the DFSSM Membership

    Director’s Circle ($7,200)

    All of the benefits below, plus:

    • Admission to HUC-JIR’s Symposium with lectures and discussions with the world’s most prominent leaders in liberal Jewish life
    • Invitation to private President’s reception at the URJ Biennial

    Impresarios ($3,600)

    All of the benefits below, plus:

    • Semi-annual video conference calls with the Director of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music and a current student

    Maestros ($1,800)

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    • Access to a special video lecture by DFSSM faculty

    Concert Masters ($720)

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    • Recognition in the annual President’s Report
    • Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music gift

    Soloists ($360)

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    • An exclusive USB drive of music featuring DFSSM faculty, alumni, and students

    Chorus ($72)

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