Solomon Hoffman is currently serving as the Rabbinic Leader for Mishkan Ha’am, a Reconstructionist community in Westchester. He has completed two years of study at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and a year long chaplaincy residency in the Mount Sinai Health System as part of his path toward the rabbinate. Solomon grew up in Port Washington, NY attending the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore (RSNS). Since 2014, he has been an educator and musical director there, working with learners and musicians 2-90+. He is passionate about creating new musical prayer experiences, and is working toward an album of original liturgical music. A video for his setting of Psalm 147, “Harofei,” has been played in services around the world and was profiled by the public radio program Interfaith Voices. Solomon has also composed and arranged music for a variety of theater, cabaret and dance projects, and he is the founder of The Songwriter’s Orchestra. Solomon graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with majors in music and psychology. Solomon lives with his partner Lauren in Washington Heights.