Cantor Erica Rubin is currently serving as Cantor and Educator at Temple Beth Tikvah in Wayne, NJ. Previously, she served as Cantor and Educator at Congregation Sons of Israel in Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. She has also served as Spiritual Leader/Cantor and hebrew school director at the Jewish Center of the Moriches in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. She is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, magna cum laude, Saint John’s University with a Masters of Education and is currently studying at the Academy for Jewish Religion, Cantorial Program and Jewish Studies.
She loves to work with the Jewish and interfaith community, and specialize in weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, baby namings and all life cycle events. Cantor Rubin is also a professional opera singer, singing her coloratura soprano roles all over Europe for the past 15 years, such as the Queen of the Night from the Magic Flute and Madame Mao from Nixon in China. She plans on recording in the studio soon, and will release a new album in the upcoming 2021-2022 year. Plus, concerts and other engagements are forthcoming within the year as well. Please see the event page for all the details.
As the cousin of the great Cantor Pierre Pinchik, Erica is thrilled to continue her family's tradition of serving the Jewish community as a spiritual leader and chazzan. She has served at various congregations including B’nai Israel in Wilmington, North Carolina, Shomrei Torah in Wayne, New Jersey, congregation B’nai Israel in Fleishmans, NY and Temple Beth El in Oneanta, NY. She has also served as a Jewish Educator at WTA in New Rochelle, NY, Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry, NY, Riverdale Temple, in Riverdale, NY, and at Congregation Sons Of Israel in Nyack, NY.