New York, N.Y.

New York Wedding Officiants

Rabbi Steve Blane is located in New York City.  He will provide the guidance and experience that will help to make your wedding ceremony everything you want it to be! 

He officiates at both religious and civil ceremonies. Rabbi Steven Blane  (646) 736-7481


Rabbi and Cantor Steven Blane majored in Voice and obtained a B.A. in Music Education from Jersey City University. Following college, he performed as a singer/actor off and on Broadway, most notably, in the show "STRIDER" in 1978-79. He was a film extra (look for him in "The Chosen" but don't blink) and wrote an Off-Off Broadway Musical, which he produced in 1981.

He began his Cantorial career leading High Holiday services at Conservative Temples Beth Israel in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1991 and Shaarey Zedek in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1992.  He served for four years as Cantor (1994-98) at Conservative First Hebrew Congregation in Peekskill, New York, and one year (1996) as Cantor at Reform Temple Beth Haverim in Mahwah, N.J. During his final year at First Hebrew Congregation, he served as Spiritual Leader.

Blane was ordained as Rabbi in June 2001 at Rabbinical Seminary International after completing a course of study with Rabbi Joseph Gelberman in New York City. He is a member of the International Federation of Rabbis

He served as Cantor at Congregation Beth Israel in Bergenfield, N.J. from 1999-2006 and was a member of the Cantor's Assembly, a collection of the finest Cantors in the world.

He served as Rabbi and Spiritual Leader of Congregation Beth Tikvah/New Milford Jewish Center from 2006-2009. 

As Rabbi, Blane’s commitment is to nurture, heal and bring joy to the community. Officiating at weddings is one of his greatest joys! His vision is one of universal brotherhood and inclusiveness and his mantra is "No is not in G-d's vocabulary." 

He plays guitar and piano and loves to sing Jazz Standards. If you ask him, he'll do a few tunes for you!