We all know the importance of gratitude, but do we practice it? Cantor Ellen Dreskin speaks about starting the day with modeh ani, “I am thankful” and creating a daily gratitude practice.
Cantor Ellen Dreskin is a native Texan, a 1986 graduate of HUC-JIR School of Sacred Music, has a Master’s Degree in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University, and is the Coordinator of the new Cantorial Certification Program at the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR in New York. A frequent Scholar-in-Residence at synagogues and workshop/prayer leader at national conferences, Cantor Dreskin served as the Director of Programs for Synagogue 2000, a national, not-for-profit institute dedicated to revitalizing and re-energizing synagogue life in North America.
She is married to Rabbi Billy Dreskin, and is extremely proud of their joint projects: Katie, Jonah (z”l), and Aiden.
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