Cantor David Berger has been the cantor of KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Chicago, IL since the summer of 2014 and and is a member of the Executive Board of the American Conference of Cantors. Before that, he served as the cantor of Congregation Tikvat Jacob Beth Torah in Manhattan Beach, CA from 2009 -2014.
Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Cantor Berger received a BA in Religious Studies with a focus in Jewish Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2001. After a summer spent teaching English in Kiryat Gat, Israel, Cantor Berger came to New York to begin his graduate studies. He completed an MA in Jewish Philosophy in 2003 at the Jewish Theological Seminary before continuing on to the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music for cantorial school where he received cantorial ordination in 2007. Most recently, Cantor Berger studied at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Fellowship for Excellence in Jewish Education from 2011-2012.
Bio taken from Cantor Berger's website, for more information see http://www.cantordavidberger.com.