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September 8, 2022 | General News | Worship and High Holidays

Know Who Came Before: Shira Kobren on Music and Remembrance With Central Synagogue

We sat down with Central's own Shira Kobren to ask about the inspiration and process behind her new single "Know Who Came Before," finding joy in remembering family members who are no longer with us, the song's connection to the Central Synagogue community, and more.

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August 30, 2022 | General News

Preserving Central’s History With Lead Archivist Anne Mininberg

Since the 1990s, congregant Anne Mininberg volunteered as Central Synagogue’s Lead Archivist. Upon her recent retirement from this role, we sat down with her to chat about her three decades of tireless work preserving Central’s history. 

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June 22, 2022 | General News

Reflections on Queer Jewish Identity: Jordyn Lexton and Cheryl Lexton

In honor of Pride Month, we spoke with Jordyn Lexton and their mother Cheryl Lexton about trans Jewish identity, allyship, and more.

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June 15, 2022

Reflections on Queer Jewish Identity: Ruth Gresser and Barbara Johnson

In honor of Pride Month, we spoke with Central members Ruth Gresser and Barbara Johnson about their experiences in Jewish spaces, their reflections on queer Jewish identity, and more.

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May 31, 2022

Reflections on Jewish American Identity: Loretta Kendle

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we spoke with Co-Chair of Central's Jews of Color Core Group Loretta Kendle about what Jewish American identity means to her.

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