Remembering Rabbi Rachel Cowan, The ‘Mother Of Jewish Healing’ by the Forward

Remembering Rabbi Rachel Cowan, The ‘Mother Of Jewish Healing’

The Jewish community is extending its condolences to the family of Rabbi Rachel Cowan, an innovative American Jewish leader who died Friday at the age of 77. Here’s what the Forward has written about her over the years:

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Remember Rabbi Rachel Cowan, Mother Of Jewish Healing

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