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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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February 24, 2022 | General News

An Equitable Work Force for People with Disabilities

We are pleased to announce a new initiative that further supports our ongoing work on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within our community. We are partnering with the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan as a host site for their Community Work Experience program to provide internship opportunities to young adults with developmental and/or learning disabilities to maximize their highest level of vocational independence – from work-readiness opportunities to job development and, ultimately, integrated employment in the work force. We're excited to welcome our new interns in early March, who will support the Youth and Family Engagement department and the Clergy Study.

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