East Bay Shorts Beth Torahs cantor will retire

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Synagogue administrator Allen Minsky said cantorial soloist Jerome I. Padorr of Chicago will take her place.

At the party Cantors Cory Winter and Henry Greenberg, pianist Frank Sherr and the synagogue's adult choir entertained with music.

Speakers included Rabbi Steven Kaplan, president Michelle Eisenbruck, and past presidents Florence Silver and Michael Mitzmacer. Hosts were Eleanor Cohen and Paula Kaplan.

Wishnoff also was cantor at Temple Beth Shalom in San Leandro and Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

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