The photographs and videos of the Diploma ceremony
The persons responsible for the shelichay tzibbur course:


Professor Eli Schleifer
Hebrew Union College


Rabbi David Lilienthal
Decaan Instituut


Bram Lagendijk
chazzan at LJG Rotterdam

Participants who completed the training:


Hodaja Barzel (LJG Den Haag).
MBO Theatre school in Amsterdam. Madricha Habonim-Dror and Netzer-Kadima. Has participated in youth services.


Merav Barzel (LJG Den Haag).
Student European Studies. Past board member Habonim-Dror and Netzer-Kadima. Regularly leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Den Haag.


Helma Blankman (LJG Amsterdam).
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at the Dutch Institute for Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. Free-lance trainer and consultant. Active as chazzan in several small congregations. Participated in the training in 2003 and in the Mifgash Musicale HUC Cincinnati, also in 2003.

Okke Okke Bouwman (LJG Gelderland).
Surgeon, mohel. Former board member of JLG Zürich, Switzerland. Regularly leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Dieren.

Daniel Daniël ten Brink (LJG Amsterdam).
Student Commercial Economics at the Hogeschool voor Economische Studies Amsterdam. Regularly leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Amsterdam.
Tom Tom Fürstenberg (LJG Den Haag/Utrecht)
MA Physics, teachers diploma, now works as management consultant. Regular leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Deventer and occasionally in other congregations.
Petra Petra Katzenstein (chazzan at LJG Gelderland).
Dramatherapy HBO and Post Academic Psychodrama/Social Science, museum educator. Member Management team Jewish Historical Museum. Member of the Guild of Temple Musicians (GTM) in USA.

Eva Mogendorff-Hein (LJG Gelderland).
HEAO Communications. Has been active in the Jewish community for many years. Occasionally leads services as sheliach tzibbur, mainly on the High Holidays, also in PJG Noord-Nederland.

Lies juli09 Lies Müller (LJG Amsterdam).
HBO-Maatschappelijk Werk, VO-Methodiek. Has a classical trained voice and many years singing experience as a performer of a Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino repertoire.
Occasionally leads services as sheliach tzibbur.
Tanja Tanja Nab (PJG Noord-Nederland).
School for Fashion, MBO IW, Middle Management, Educator for Masterclass Nailstyling. Sheliach tzibbur in the congregation since 2004.
Gilad Gilad Nezer (chazzan at LJG Amsterdam).
Professional singer of the 'Nederlands Kamerkoor'. Responsible for the voice training of the students in the course.
Wil Wil Noordtzij (LJG Brabant).
BIG-registered gz-psychologist, remedial educationalist (child psychology). Torah reader in her and other congregations. Occasionally leads services as sheliach tzibbur.

Mirjam Ushpiz (LJG Amsterdam).
BA English and Education; Mechina Humanities Tel Aviv University. Participated in the previous training in 2003. Past madricha and Board member Netzer-Kadima and MOOS! student organisation. Occasionally leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Amsterdam.

Hanna Hanna Verhulst (LJG Rotterdam).
Sosa Hogeschool Haarlem: Human Resource Management. Gabbai, Member of the Synagogue Board and Ritual Committee of the synagogue. Regularly leads services as sheliach tzibbur in Rotterdam and occasionally in other congregations.

Anna de Voogt (Beit Ha’Chidush Amsterdam).
Clinical psychologist/psychotherapist, working mainly with immigrants. Leads services as sheliach tzibbur in the congregation since 1998.

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Dr. Annette M. Boeckler (Kol Nefesh Masorti London)
Librarian and Lecturer of Bible and Jewish Liturgy at Leo Baeck College London.
Torah reader in her congregation, one year shaliach tzibbur in the US military congregation in Heidelberg and for High Holyday services in different liberal congregations in Germany and the UK.