Rabbi Angela Buchdahl embodies the new leadership of progressive Judaism. Harmonizing innovation with ancient traditions earned her a spot on the Forward 50.
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What makes people nervous about Rabbi Angela Buchdahl isn’t that she is so young, or a woman. No, it’s because she talks about God.
‘The Committee and the Board believe wholeheartedly that Rabbi Buchdahl is the right person to lead Central forward,’ said synagogue’s president.
Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American rabbi and a candidate for the top spot at the venerable Central Synagogue. She symbolizes the increasing diversity of American Jewry.