Hinda Tzivia Eisen will achieve cantorial ordination and a masters degree in Judaic studies at Hebrew College in Newton, MA in June of 2014. She is the two-time recipient of the Al Goldberg Scholarship in Jewish Music, and the 2013-2014 recipient of the Gideon Klein Scholarship from Northeastern University, for which she dedicated a year of independent study of the Westerbork Cabaret.
Hinda serves as a part-time shlichat tsibbur at Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline, MA, and as the assistant to the conductor for the Zamir Chorale of Boston, where she has been Mary Wolfman Epstein Conducting Fellow (2008-2009) and proud alto in Zamir since 2006. Hinda is also currently serving as Vocal Coach for the 8th grade play at Solomon Schechter in Boston.
Previously, Hinda served as Youth and Community Educator at Temple Aliyah in Needham, MA in 2012-2013, and as the Ritual Director at Temple Emanu-El in Providence, RI from 2009-2012, after graduating with a B.A. in Religion with a concentration in Special Education from Boston University in 2009. Hinda attended and worked at Ramah camps in the Berkshires, Wisconsin, and New England.
In June 2014, Hinda will begin serving Ohr Kodesh Congregation in Chevy Chase, Maryland as Cantor/Educator.
As Hinda collects, translates, writes, and is inspired by new and ancient prayers, they are published on http://tekhines.wordpress.com/.