Leadership

Rabbi & Cantor Stephen Texon

Rabbi Stephen Texon

  • Rabbi/Cantor Stephen Texon of Cuban Hebrew Congregation of Miami is a graduate of the Ramaz Yeshiva in New York City, New York University, and the International Opera Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The Jewish composer and conductor, Sholom Secunda, chose the young Cantor Texon to be the baritone soloist in his choir at the Concord Hotel in the Catskill Mountains, New York.


  • He has the distinction of having served both the Aventura-Turnberry Jewish Center as its first fulltime cantor as well as Bnai-Torah Congregation of Boca Raton. Cantor Texon is a long standing member of The Cantors Assembly of America. 


  • In opera, Cantor Texon trained at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, with conductor and chorus master Kurt  Adler, and stage director Herbert Graf. After engagements in Switzerland and France, Cantor Texon sang in full  productions with Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill, Placido Domingo, Tito Gobbi, and Jerome Hines, with the New Jersey State Opera. He has understudied and sung the dress rehearsal of “La Traviata” for Robert Merrill, with that company at Symphony Hall, Newark, and at the Garden State Arts Center. He has also performed with the New York City Opera Education Department in the role of Tonio in “Pagliacci.”

2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rachel Dubelman, President

Becky Kobrowski, Executive Vice President

Gaby Oleksnianski, Vice President

Geña Gutman, Treasurer

Betty Rosenbaum, Vice Treasurer

Rosita Boruchin, Secretary

Raul Moncarz, Vice Secretary

Gladys Sapayo, Women's League Liason

WOMEN'S LEAGUE BOARD

Becky Kobrowski, President

Nancy Texon, Vice President

Geña Gutman, Treasurer

Jenny Perera, Secretary

Beth Edwards, Fundraising

Dr. Debbie Goodman, Cultural / Events

Gladys Sapayo, Spanish Cultural

Eliane Siegel, Community


Mitzvah: 

Claudia Cohen

Dr. Gwen Foote

Stella Gelsomino

Ita Oleksnianski

Diana Vaserstein