Today is August 22, 2017 -
Dan Funk has served as our High Holiday Cantor for more than 21 years. Dan has been lead singer for the world renowned Jewish musical group Safam since its inception in 1974. Prior thereto, Dan sang in the Boston Zamir Chorale.
Dan is a native of Highland Park, NJ, attended Rutgers University, and received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. Thereafter, Dan practiced law as the Newton City Solicitor for 32 years. Recently, Dan has begun a mediation practice, specializing in resolving municipal disputes.
He lives in Newton, MA with his wife Marcia. They have two sons, Joshua and Aaron, and two daughters Jessica and Emily. They also have three grandchildren, Chloe, Declan, and Zachary.