Message from Cantor Alicia Stillman

Welcome to Temple Judea!

We are surrounded by blessings: new friends, new faces, new simchas, and a new Torah. I, myself, feel blessed to begin my seventh year serving the Temple Judea family.

As you come to our community--to pray with us, to learn with us, to celebrate a holiday or a special occasion--look at the faces of those around you. Some are new; some are wonderfully familiar. We are a family that wants to know you and wants to be a part of your life.  Come share it with us…and as we say on Shabbat-- if you don't have the words, just sing it; and if you still can't find the words, sing it even louder! I guarantee there will be someone sitting next to you to sing along.

I look forward to sharing Shabbat with you!

Cantor Alicia


Alicia Stillman is proud and grateful to serve Temple Judea.  A native New Yorker, Alicia received her training at the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music and was ordained in 2013 at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She has an extensive background in theater and music, and holds a Master’s degree from The Hebrew Union College and a Bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University, after which she performed in New York theater, national tours, and regional theater.


Alicia first moved to West Palm Beach 10 years ago with her husband Phillip and two sons, Ben and Coby—and at the time was assisting mothers, babies, and families as a Labor Support Doula and Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator. She has taught music at the JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, as well as led family and ‘tot’ programs and services throughout the community, leading to a partnership with the 92nd Street Y, bringing their popular intergenerational  Shabbaba program to her Temple Judea community. 


Alicia has performed in Cantorial concerts in New York, Florida, and Israel, as well as serving as Cantorial Intern at New York City’s historic Central Synagogue. She was the recipient of the Rabbi Richard J. Jacobs Prize for creative or imaginative Avodah, the Temple Israel of Boston Cantorial Prize, and a Tisch Leadership Fellow at the Hebrew Union College. She is a former board member of Orah North County Hadassah, and a member of Actors Equity Association, Lamaze International, and the American Conference of Cantors. 

The sounds of Cantor Alicia Stillman

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