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She’s black, gay and soon you can call her ‘rabbi’ – Religion News Service

Religion News ServiceShe's black, gay and soon you can call her 'rabbi'Religion News Service(RNS) Sandra Lawson, a former military police officer turned personal trainer, wasn't religious about anything, except maybe fitness. She wasn't looking to convert to ... “As the American Jewish community is becoming increasingly diverse through intermarriage, conversion and adoption, role models are a critical component of identity formation,” said Diane Tobin, director of Be'chol Lashon, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that runs camps and other programs for and about Jews of color. “But, race is just one of the ...and more »


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She’s black, gay and soon you can call her ‘rabbi’
Religion News Service
(RNS) Sandra Lawson, a former military police officer turned personal trainer, wasn’t religious about anything, except maybe fitness. She wasn’t looking to convert to … “As the American Jewish community is becoming increasingly diverse through intermarriage, conversion and adoption, role models are a critical component of identity formation,” said Diane Tobin, director of Be’chol Lashon, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that runs camps and other programs for and about Jews of color. “But, race is just one of the …

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She’s black, gay and soon you can call her ‘rabbi’ – Religion News Service