Shira Ginsburg is an ordained Cantor who just celebrated her 15th anniversary of service at East End Temple in Manhattan. A graduate of Syracuse University's Drama and Musical Theatre program, Shira worked as a professional actress, singer, and songwriter before being ordained as Cantor from Hebrew Union College. Shira has performed on stages in Israel, Europe, and all over the United States and has been thrilled to most recently bring Bubby’s Kitchen to so many wonderful communities across the nation. In addition to her extensive stage credits, Shira has been involved in numerous productions and concerts that aim to give voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. These performances include the Broadway Benefit for Darfur, The Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation Benefit, Simon Weisenthal’s Humanitarian Award Ceremony and Wallenberg, a new musical that tells the righteous tale of Raoul Wallenberg. Shira in the recipient of the 2019 Jewish Partisan Education Foundation's 'Lev Aryeh, Heart of a Lion Award,' for her dedication to Holocaust and Partisan education. Born and raised in Troy, NY on her family’s dairy farm as a second-and-a-half generation Holocaust survivor in an extraordinarily tight knit family, Shira, as you can imagine, has a wealth of stories to draw from. There is nothing more precious in this world to her than her family, and nothing more thrilling than sharing her life stories with you.
For more info and clips of Shira singing check out www.shiraginsburg.com