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Reno Rabbi Reflects On Her Battle With Cancer

From the Las Vegas Sun: Rabbi Myra Soifer had just been ordained one of the first 10 female rabbis in the country and moved to New Orleans to begin her career in 1978 when she was diagnosed with cancer. In … Continue reading

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Poland Ordains Its First Rabbis Since WWII

From the IHT: WARSAW: The first rabbis ordained in Poland since World War Two received their diplomas from Warsaw’s Rabbinical College on Sunday, PAP news agency¬†said. Nine students from the United States and Israel were granted rabbinical rights at a … Continue reading

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