• An Interview with Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, the First Woman to Head Hebrew College

    9 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    This past December, the Board of Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts elected its first woman president, Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld. Anisfeld will oversee an institution approaching its centennial that confers a wide range of degrees, including rabbinic and cantorial ordination. She will take on the challenge of balancing Hebrew College's pluralism with the varied opinions and levels of observance within the institution while “shaping an overall renewed vision for the college.” In a recent interview with Tablet , Anisfeld reminisced about the early influences that led her to the...
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