Thursday, April 4, 2019

Chazan Sherwood Goffin Cantor at Lincoln Square Synagogue For 50 Years Passes Away at 77

Goffin served as the Cantor at Lincoln Square Synagogue for more than 50 years – since 1965.

Cantor Goffin also served as a faculty member of the Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University, where he taught college-level classes in Jewish Liturgy and music – teaching a new generation of young cantors/Baalei Tefilla who will carry on the tradition he loved deeply and to which he dedicated his life. He is the Honorary President of the Cantorial Council of America, the only Orthodox organization of cantors in the world, an affiliate of Yeshiva University.
The Levaya will take place tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 10:30AM, at the Lincoln Square Synagogue, 180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10023.
Kevurah will follow at Cedar Park Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I recall driving home on a weekday afternoon with the radio tuned to WEVD-FM 97.9 listening to Art Raymond spin a new LP (long playing record ) which sounded like a guy singing Hebrew words infected with country western music. It was him & the cut was ‏hi-eloheinu