Deborah Waxman

Rabbi Deborah Waxman serves as the vice president for governance at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She holds a doctorate in American Jewish history from Temple University in Philadelphia. Waxman recently published an essay, "A Lady Sometimes Blows the Shofar: Women's Religious Equality in the Postwar Reconstructionist Movement," in A Jewish Feminine Mystique?: Jewish Women in Postwar America (Rutgers University Press).

Abshalom Jac Lahav

Faith and Practice

The Chosen People? : Two Perspectives

Two Reconstructionist rabbis debate the merits of the view that Jews are God’s ‘Chosen People’ in a multicultural 21st century.

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