Karina Zilberman is the new Director of Jewish Arts and Culture at the 92nd Street Y. She is a singer, performing and recording artist who uses music and creative arts to foster a love of Jewish culture. Originally from Argentina, she has studied extensively with Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz and was most currently a cantorial Soloist at Temple Israel of Miami. She brings her eclectic repertoire of performing and teaching songs from all over the world in six languages; English, Spanish, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and Portuguese. Karina is the creator of the vocal group “Chavaia,” which helped bring Judaism to the hearts of children and adults and will be a prominent staff member for the new Shabbat and Holiday initiative at Y. She will lead the High Holiday Family Services on September 13, 14 and 22.
Listen to Karina perform Craig Taubman’s “Hashkivenu” with pianist Alan Mason.