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Orthodox woman, a first

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/orthodox_woman_a_first

In a groundbreaking appointment, the Academy for Jewish Religion, California (AJR,CA), has selected Tamar Frankiel as its new president, making her the first Orthodox woman to lead an American rabbinical school. Frankiel, 66, is a professor of comparative religion and an expert on Jewish mysticism.

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