Magda Fishman was both a singer and trumpet player in the Israeli Defense Forces before making her way to New York to pursue musical theater and jazz and founding her band, Shorashim. Magda is the Cantor at B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton FL. Cantor Fishman has performed extensively throughout the United States, Israel, Europe, and Canada. She had a lead role in the Prague State Opera, and she performed during the annual America-Israel Cultural Foundation Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center and at a National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene event honoring Elie Wiesel. She was featured in Folksbiene’s popular Soul to Soul concert at the Central Park Summer Stage. Another highligh was her featured performance with Maestro Placido Domingo and Melissa Manchester at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles. She also performs with the cantorial group Divas on the Bima.