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Chazzan Greg Hurvitz

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Greg was born in South Africa , Schooled in Johannesburg at King David Schools and then Kimberley at Kimberley Boys High. He started singing in Shule's from the age of 10. He had his Barmitzvah at the Benoni UHI, East of Johannesburg where he returned to be the Chazzan in 1997 until 1999.

He then sang at Pine Street Shule and toured Australia as a member of the Johannesburg Jewish Male Choir in 1999, chairing this choir in 2004. 

In 2002 he was asked to join the then World renowned Sydenham Shul Choir under Chazzan Oshy Tugendhaft and Choirmaster Jose Stern, touring USA, Canada and England numerous times. Greg was acting Choirmaster of the Sydenham choir in 2013 and then made the move to Full time Choirmaster and Chazan Sheini of Great Park Synagogue from Rosh Hashana 2013 to end of 2016.

The Hurvitz Family moved to Melbourne in January of 2017. Greg sang with the Central Shule Choir in 2017 and joined SCHC in 2018. 

Greg credits his knowledge and appreciation of Nusach and davening to Chazzonim Oshy Tugendhaft and Jonathan Salitan as well as to Choirmasters Gus Levy (z'l) and Jose Stern and acknowledges incredible talent of Joel Sacher, Choirmaster of Waverley Shul, Johannesburg and the newly engaged Choirmaster of Kol Simcha at our own Shule, Stuart Izon

Chazan Greg is married to Nicole and has 3 chilren Shaliah, Avi'el and Daniella.

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Sat, 22 January 2022 20 Shevat 5782