What's so unnerving about the new Central Synagogue rabbi? She talks about God
Angela Buchdahl has just become senior rabbi at one of America’s biggest Reform synagogues. She tells Haaretz about the challenges ahead.
NEW YORK – What has made some people nervous about Angela Buchdahl becoming the senior rabbi at Central Synagogue – one of the two largest Reform synagogues in New York and one of the biggest in the United States – is not that she’s the first Asian-American rabbi. It’s not that she’s a woman or, at 41, so young to lead a congregation whose membership will soon number...
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