Rabbi Gold is a graduate of Yeshiva College, was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary and taught at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He also served congregations in Pennsylvania and New York. He was National Director of Principal Education at the UAHC (now the URJ). He has also lectured widely and delivered scholarly papers at Association of Jewish Studies.
By Manuel Gold
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I’m appalled by the recent action taken by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to reverse the cabinet decision to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall — but I don’t blame Bibi alone. The Israeli electoral system necessitates the inclusion of the Haredim (ultra-Orthodox) to form any government. A more liberal leader would…
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