Zvi Katzman and his wife Yael have 5 beautiful children.
Zvi has led the Forest Hill Jewish Centre congregation in High Holiday Services for the past 10 years. This past year Zvi was the Chazzan at the Moutainview Pesach Experience in Collingwood.
At a young age, Zvi began studying classical Ashkenaz Vilna nussach with his Zaidy, Yisrael Stercz, who was a prize pupil of Moshe Koussevitzy. Zvi and Yael spent 2 years abroad, one in Yerushalyim where Zvi studied at Yeshivat Ohr Somayach. While there Zvi led the Ohr Somayach Jewish Learning Experience trips several times a year. The other year was spent in Coral Gables, Miami. Zvi and Yael served as the campus outreach family at University of Miami.
Today Zvi takes pleasure in leading the Congregation of Shaarei Shomayim as the Chazzan. Zvi enjoys to bring new modern tunes together with classical nussach of the past to create an inspiring and meaningful davening