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Published on July 18, 1992, Daily News of Los Angeles (CA)

REFORM JUDAISM TO GET FIRST WOMAN RABBI IN ISRAEL

In what Reform Judaism says is the first time in history, a woman will be ordained to the rabbinate in Israel. Naamah Kelman, 37, a scion of a rabbinical family, will become a rabbi Thursday at the Jerusalem campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk, president of the college, called the ordination ''historic and symbolic," and said it was taking place at "a hopeful time" for Reform Judaism in Israel. Gottschalk said the large-scale

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