Cantor Bruce RockmanCantor Rockman joined the professional staff of Congregation B’nai Tikvah in July 2001 as its full-time Cantor.

Cantor Rockman considers this appointment as a dream-come true. From his earliest years, he has always been involved in Judaic studies and synagogue life. In fact, the Cantor’s father, Royal Rockman, retired after serving as the Cantor for 36 years at Temple Ohev Shalom in Colonia, NJ. Cantor Rockman attended yeshiva as a young boy and the Jewish Theological Seminary program while in high school. During his college days at Rutgers University, he prepared students for their B’nai Mitzvot and continued to do so at Congregation B’nai Tikvah. He most recently held the position of Assistant Principal of Religious Education at Temple Beth El in Somerset, NJ. To further hone his Cantorial skills, The Cantor now studies with Chazzan Leon Lissek, a retired Cantor from B’nai Amoona, a large St. Louis congregation. Cantor Rockman lives with his wife Stacey, their daughter, Bashe, and son, Rafi, in North Brunswick.