Sign In Forgot Password

Our Cantor


Our cantor, Ruth Ossher has served HCS for more than 10 years. She has studied Judaism throughout her life with several rabbis and cantors.

Ruth graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters in Social Work, majoring in Research Methodology and Program Evaluation. For over 30 years, she has worked as a Jewish educator and is a proud recipient of the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Ruth was Education Director of the Jewish Family Congregation of South Salem for several years, during which she revamped the Hebrew curriculum. She currently teaches Grades 6, 7, enrichment and music for K-3 at Shir Shalom, and is one of their Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutors.

Ruth is married to Harold Ossher and has two married children, Joel and Danielle. She is an avid knitter, cook, baker, hiker and reader.

 
Mon, October 15 2018 6 Cheshvan 5779