The spiritual leader of Congregation Beth-El is Cantor Yitzhak Ben-Moshe, who leads all services, provides life cycle support, and teaches classes to students of all ages. Cantor Ben-Moshe is a member of the Cantor’s Assembly and holds degrees in Jewish History from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and in Anthropology from Columbia University.
Cantor Ben-Moshe delights in educating others, bringing them into a deeper spiritual experience. His strong presence provides guidance and support for the congregation. With warmth and a generous spirit, he welcomes all to Congregation Beth-El.
Cantor Ben-Moshe has led Congregation Beth El since 2008. Before coming to Austin, he spent eight years as a cantor and Jewish educator at the Jacksonville Jewish Center. Prior to his time in Jacksonville, Cantor Ben-Moshe lived in Israel. He was a member of Kibbutz Hannaton, the Masorti (Conservative) kibbutz in Lower Galilee, and served in the Israeli army. Cantor Ben-Moshe has two children, Ilan and Eden.