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Officiant in New York, NY,

About Us

Shira Ginsburg is an ordained Cantor and wedding officiant based in New York City and South Florida. Her work at East End Temple in Manhattan has brought her to countless couples looking to make their union under the chuppah a memorable and spiritual occasion. Cantor Ginsburg creates traditional ceremonies that reflect the couple’s individuality and honors their family traditions. If you want a beautiful wedding full of love and meaning, combining the old and the new, Cantor Ginsburg is right for you.

Cantor Ginsburg was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She is also a drama and musical theatre graduate of Syracuse University. Shira became a successful New York actress, singer, and songwriter before studying at the HUC-JIR. She now serves as a Cantor at East End Temple, as a member of the American Conference of Cantors and as an ordained member of Jewish clergy.

Services Offered
Cantor Ginsburg proudly performs Jewish weddings for Jewish, interfaith, and same-sex couples. She works diligently to create a beautiful ceremony that respects the sanctity of marriage while celebrating the love that brought you to this commitment. Cantor Ginsburg includes traditional Jewish wedding rituals and liturgy, but will listen to your needs and visions to create a perfectly unique ceremony for you. Cantor Ginsburg is based in New York and South Florida, but has traveled around the world marrying couples in some of the most beautiful places on earth, and she is most happy to travel for your dream destination wedding as well.

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  • Shira was one of the best friends we could have during our wedding planning process. She has a wonderful charisma about her that makes her easy to talk to about both the technical and religious aspects of both the wedding ceremony as well as the marriage that it will begin. Meeting with Shira wasn't just easy but we looked forward to it every time - her positive energy is truly infectious, and we found ourselves so happy leaving her office after every appointment with her. On the day of our wedding, Shira made sure to come early and quickly go through the logistics of our ceremony one last time and even made sure we were able to get some much-needed alone time right before we walked down the aisle. That kind of personal touch was so needed and I will never forget it when I remember our wedding day. Hiring Shira as an officiant is more than hiring somebody to perform your ceremony, it is hiring a caring person who will make your ceremony and wedding mean the most it can to you as... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Premarital Counseling

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Interfaith, Vow Renewal, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling, Bilingual

    What religious affiliations do you serve?


    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

    What languages do you speak?

    English, Hebrew

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