Cantor Sarah Bolts

Cantor Sarah Bolts was ordained as a cantor in June 2016 at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, where she also earned a Master’s in Jewish Studies.

Before coming to Beth Sholom B’nai Israel, Cantor Bolts served as cantorial intern at Congregation Beth El in Bethesda, Maryland; and at Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Havurah in Newton, Massachusetts. She has served as student cantor, professional Torah reader, and ba’alat t’fillah at numerous communities in Massachusetts including Mishkan Tefila in Brookline; Temple Emeth in Chestnut Hill; the Vilna Shul in downtown Boston; MIT Hillel in Cambridge; and her alma mater, Smith College. Cantor Bolts has also taught Hebrew school at Temple B’nai Brith in Somerville, Massachusetts; and tutored b’nai mitzvah students through Gateways: Access to Jewish Education.

From 2009-2017, Cantor Bolts was an active member and leader at Moishe Kavod House, a social justice-oriented community for Jewish young adults located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Cantor Bolts is married to Michael Chernicoff.

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Contact Cantor Bolts:

Phone: 860-643-9563 x102