About Cantor Eliezer Kornreich
Kornreich's talent was discoverd at a very early age in
Israel and he quickly became a soloist in the Bilu Boy's
Choir. He performed concerts all over Israel and sang solos
when the choir had radio performances in Israel. He studied
hazzanut at Sella Cantor's Seminary in Israel. He was mentored
by the choir's teacher and conductor, the famous Cantor
His stirring voice was immediately
recognized when he moved to the United States, and he continued
his hazzanut career while pursing a doctoral degree in education.
He was principal at Solomon Schecter High School in Brooklyn,
NY and Community Hebrew High School in Paterson, NJ. He
was educational director at the Hebrew High School of the
Five Towns and the elementary and high school for the Society
for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) in Manhattan. He also
participated in various radio programs for Jewish holidays.
Kornreich served as Cantor at the SAJ in Manhattan for nearly
three decades. He recorded the albums Shabbat Songs and
Zemirot and Passover Songs. He also edited and arranged
the Shabbat and holiday song book, Shira Chadasha. He has
also performed as a guest cantor at synagogues around the
United States and Europe.
It has always been important to him
to share his passion for Israel with Jewish American teenagers.
Many summers, he led Zionist teen tours to Europe and Israel,
instilling a love for Judaism and Zionism in countless teenagers.
Cantor Kornreich now leads services
at Temple Beth El in Hackensack, New Jersey, where his powerful
voice and traditional melodies are warmly welcomed. Before
coming to Temple Beth El, Cantor Kornreich was at Temple
Beth Torah in Ocean, NJ for three years. He has also been
serving as Jewish Clergy on cruise ships for many years.
In addition to officiating on-board weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs,
holiday and Shabbat services, he also lectures about Jewish
topics and Israel.