Hazzan Tibor Kovari

Hazzan Tibor Kovari is a native of Cluj, Romania. He came to Beth Tikvah in 2003 from the Beth Israel Synagogue in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Previously he served as Chief Cantor of the Choral Temple in Bucharest and the Romanian Jewish Communities as well as the Director of Jewish Education for the Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania, acting Rabbi and Cantor for each of Anna Frank High School in Budapest, Lauder Reut Jewish Kindergarten and School in Bucharest-Romania, the Hungarian Armed Forces and the Pava Street Synagogue in Bucarest. He attended the Talmud Torah educational program. He later received Rabbinical and Cantorial training at the Hungarian Rabinical Seminary in Budapest, Hungary, Ohr Somayach educational centre in Monsey NY and, at the Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania.
Tibor has sung in numerous concerts across Israel, Europe and North America. He is married to Isabela and they are blessed with three children, Daniel Yaakov, Ariel Yosef and Matan Israel.
He can be reached at hazzan@bethtikvahtoronto.org