Press Room

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Press Room

Below is a list of recent press coverage of Central Synagogue. All press inquiries may be directed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Communications Manager.

New York Times: These Well-Known New Yorkers Give Back. Here’s Why.
(November 28, 2017)

Times of Israel: Women Rabbis Who Waded Into a Sea of Opposition Still Fighting the Waves
(December 8, 2016)

The Jewish Daily Forward: 5 Reasons You Should Stop Kvetching and Go To Synagogue On Rosh Hashanah (September 21, 2016)

Covenant Foundation: How Teaching Models Are Evolving in Afternoon Schools
(August 28, 2016)

eJewish Philanthropy: How Your Congregation Can Transform Life for its Members
(July 29, 2016)

Rabbi Kolin on CNN’s Town Hall: Black, White & Blue, America 2016 (July 14, 2016)

The New York Jewish Week: LGBT Leaders Here Mixing Sorrow With Action (June 14, 2016)

JTA: Obama’s Action Not Enough to End Gun Violence in the Home (January 11, 2016)

The Huffington Post: 24,000 Sign Letter Of ‘Radical Love’ In Support Of American Muslims (December 24, 2015)

TODAY: Is peace possible? Hoda Kotb asks 3 female religious leaders (December 22, 2015)

Live Design: Masque Sound Completes Audio System Upgrade at New York’s Central Synagogue (December 17, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Jews With Asian Heritage Pose Growing Identity Challenge to Jewish Establishment (December 13, 2015)

Kveller: 8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah That Aren’t About the Presents (December 7, 2015)

Haaretz: From West to East: Rabbis Bring California Cool to N.Y.C. (November 4, 2015)

TODAY: How Interfaith Families Balance Belief with Love (April 2, 2015)

The Huffington Post: This Is What A Little Over a Year of Religious Women Breaking Down Barriers Looks Like (March 10, 2015)

NPR: Part Asian-American, All Jewish? (February 10, 2015)

Center for American Progress: 15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015 (January 22, 2015)

The New York Jewish Week: We’ve Come a Long Way, Abie (December 24, 2014)

JTA: At White House Hanukkah Party, Obama Emphasizes Freedom and Food
(December 18, 2014)

The Jewish Daily Forward: A Most Inspiring Hanukkah at the White House (December 18, 2014)

The Associated Press: Obama on Hanukkah Says Small Acts Can Make Miracles
(December 17, 2014)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Forward 50 – Rabbi Angela Buchdahl (November 9, 2014)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Tale of Two Sermons on Israel (October 20, 2014)

The Times of Israel: Female Rabbis Crack the Stained Glass Ceiling (September 1, 2014)

Harvard Gazette: Building Bridges Among Diverse Faiths (May 12, 2014)

HuffPost Live: Rabbi Buchdahl Talks Breaking Gender Barriers (April 10, 2014)

NPR: Asian-American Rabbi Changes the Face of Judaism (March 28, 2014)

The New York Jewish Week: After Doubling Its Size, Central Synagogue’s Rabbi to Retire
(March 14, 2014)

The Wall Street Journal: New Rabbi at Manhattan’s Central Synagogue ‘a Pioneer’
(January 17, 2014)

The Jewsh Daily Forward: What’s Unnerving About Angela Buchdahl? She Talks About God (January 19, 2014)

PBS America: Finding Your Roots (January 11, 2013)

The Wall Street Journal: After Fire, Temple Rises (October 8, 2011)