Lior Suchard & friends
Do you believe someone can read your mind? Lior Suchard can. He can delve into your innermost thoughts, and know what you are going to say even before you do. His outstanding performances of mind reading, thought influencing, predicting and telekinesis have earned him international acclaim as a top class supernatural entertainer and mentalist from members of the public, to the best- performing CEOs worldwide and Hollywood celebrities.
Comedian Ashley Blaker
Ashley Blaker isn’t your average Orthodox Jewish man: he is also an internationally acclaimed comedian, seen and heard on BBC TV and radio. He has had two sold-out UK tours and also performed in the USA, Israel, South Africa and Canada. He recently completed a five week run Off-Broadway which the New York Timescalled ‘a slickly funny stand-up show’.In August 2018, Ashley also made his debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a sold-out run of his show ‘Observant Jew’. He is also the first Orthodox Jewish comedian to be given his own BBC show – ‘Ashley Blaker’s Goyish Guide To Judaism’ – which has been recommissioned and will return in 2019.In his spare time, Ashley is an award-winning comedy writer and producer for radio and TV. While at the BBC, he was responsible for first unleashing the comedy phenomenon ‘Little Britain’ and he has worked with a who’s who of TV comedy. His company Black Hat Productions is currently making several new series for BBC Radio 4. In the past year, Ashley has been featured on Fox News, in the New York Times, New York Post, Financial Times, Jerusalem Post, Süddeutsche Zeitung and in Jewish newspapers all over the world.
Magician Shlomo Levinger
Chazan Yaakov Lemmer
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Chazan Yaakov “Yanky” Lemmer is one of the leading young chazanim on the horizon. His beautiful lyric tenor voice, dramatic color, and precise coloratura have garnered him universal praise among his peers and connoisseurs, alike. He began his singing career as the star soloist of the Young Israel of Bethel Choir, where world renowned Chazan Ben Zion Miller took him under his private tutelage. Yaakov earned a scholarship to the Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University, where he studied with Cantors Joseph Malovany and Bernard Beer. He also studied with cantorial legend Cantor Noach Schall, and has won a scholarship for vocal training in N.Y.C.
As an internationally renowned concert artist, Yaakov is in constant demand on the concert stage, as well as synagogues, thrilling audiences throughout the world. He has appeared at the Tel Aviv Culture Hall with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and has been featured throughout the United States, Canada, England, and at various European Culture Festivals. In addition, he tours extensively with grammy award winning, Jazz/Klez legend, Frank London and receives rave reviews of his unique interpretations of traditional liturgical music. He has also officiates at some of the world’s most prominent pulpits throughout the world.
His repertoire spans many genres and languages, including traditional Hebrew liturgy, Yiddish folk, Opera, Broadway, Israeli, and more.
In additional to being a chazan, Yaakov is a Licensed Special Education Therapist, working with special needs children in Brooklyn, NY.
He currently serves as Chazan of Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City.
Yeedle Werdyger is Jewish music royalty. He is the son of super star Mordechai Ben David, and grandson of renowned chazzan, David Werdyger z”l. Besides from releasing 6 solo albums, he is a producer of note having produced all of MBD’s albums since 2001 amongst many others.
Yeedle will be with us the entire Yom Tov.
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