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cantor

kan‚ÄČter

  • n  the musical director of a choir
  • n  the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos

  • A Jewish congregation wishes a cantor (chazzan) to sing hymns and prayers in the synagog.
  • For centuries, Jews the world over have experienced the joys and sorrows of their faith through the voice of the cantor.
News & Articles

  • Cantor pledges investigation; petition seeks Edward Snowden pardon
    WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- House leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., pledged Monday a "very serious" investigation of documents leaked on National Security Agency surveillance.
    June 10, 2013 - UPI
  • Cantor pledges 'very serious' investigation of NSA leaks
    WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- House leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., pledged Monday a "very serious" investigation of documents leaked on National Security Agency surveillance.
    June 10, 2013 - UPI
  • Cantor says House to investigate Edward Snowden over leaks
    House committees will soon begin a series of "serious" investigation into the former security contractor who leaked secret information about the National Security Agency's surveillance program, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Monday. During an interview on CBS' "This Morning," Cantor said there was still much unknown about the legality involving how 29-year-old former [...]
    June 10, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News

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