Press Room

At Central Synagogue

Press Room

Below is a list of recent press coverage of Central Synagogue. All press inquiries may be directed to the Communications Team via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or phone, (212) 838-5122 x2031.

The New York Jewish Week: From Camp To School, Transcending Incivility
(August 20, 2019)

New York Times: Nurturing an Autistic Son’s Spiritual Life
(August 16, 2019)

Huffington Post: Muslims Invited To Pray Inside Synagogue After Fire Damages Their Mosque
(March 25, 2019)

New York Post: Synagogue Opens Doors to Muslim Worshipers After Mosque Fire
(March 25, 2019)

WABC: Midtown Synagogue Offers Prayer Space to Islamic Society After Fire
(March 23, 2019)

The Forward: New York Synagogue Opens Doors To Mosque For Friday Prayers After Fire
(March 22, 2019)

Haaretz: Judaism Shouldn’t Have to Stay Alive Only Because Jews Are Afraid of Everything Else
(January 14, 2019)

The Jewish Week: Probing The Divide: A Sense Of ‘Betrayal’ Between Israeli And American Jews.
(May 23, 2018)

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)