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New Rabbi at Manhattan’s Central Synagogue “A Pioneer”

posted on January 22, 2014

Sophia Hollander of The Wall Street Journal profiles Rabbi Angela Warnick Buchdahl, the newly appointed head of Manhattan’s historical Central Synagogue. Buchdahl studied religion at Yale University and attended rabbinical school; she is the daughter of a Korean Buddhist immigrant and an American Jew. Hollander writes, “Rabbi Buchdahl, who is 41, will become one of only a few women—and likely the only Asian-American—leading a major U.S. synagogue.” 

Read at Wall Street Journal