Ron Broden has performed hundreds of weddings, Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies as well as all Jewish lifecycle ceremonies. Ron Broden earned a Master of Arts in Sacred Music and Ordination as a Cantor from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion followed later by ordination at Mesifta Adas Wolkowisk/The Rabbinical Academy of Woodmere New York. He has served Temple Avodah in Oceanside, NY, Temple Israel of Holliswood, NY and presently at Shaarei Shalom in Riverdale, NY. He has been a member of the New York Board of Rabbis and the American Conference of Cantors.
Ron is particularly fluent in the wide scope of Jewish music, from the sacred traditions to the folksong repertory. His guitar playing and his voice enable him to soar through the majestic compositions of the Reform movement’s musical treasure trove, to the most contemporary spirited renditions of Shabbat and holiday prayers.
Cantor Broden has served as a musical director, arranged temple choral festivals, and has organized and directed professional, volunteer adult and children’s choirs. He has lectured on Jewish music and liturgy, directed Religious School music and B’nai Mitzvah programs, served as an Adult Education and Hebrew High School Instructor.
Contact Rabbi Ron today to learn more about his background and qualifications.