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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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March 16, 2022 | General News | Programs and Events

Central Celebrates Women’s History Month

In honor of Women's History Month and the 50th anniversary of Sally Priesand's ordination as the first woman rabbi in the United States, we were inspired to interview our very own female clergy members who have helped pioneer and challenge the institution of the rabbinate.

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March 7, 2022 | General News

Welcoming Mikah Atkind, Our Next LCLJ Director

We are thrilled to welcome Mikah Atkind to our community as our next Director of the Lese Center for Living Judaism.

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