Tropeful is a podcast that seeks to uncover how trope cantillation is a system of commentary on our texts. Through the trope, one can find new insights and understandings that sometimes are otherwise unapparent. Tropeful explores the weekly portion to find the myriad of fascinating ways that the cantillation does this. Join us in our weekly inspired quest to find new and greater meaning.
Cantor David Reinwald (producer/host) is the cantor of Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana, California. He holds degrees in music, media, and Jewish studies from Indiana University and was ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. His research on Holocaust cabaret music is archived in the collections of the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. and at Yad Vashem in Israel. His debut album, Here I Stand, is available via CDBaby and all online streaming and download sources.