Meet Sandra Lawson: Musician, Activist And First Openly Gay, Black, Female Rabbi

Kaia Findlay and Frank Stasio, North Carolina Public Radio, 11/09/2020

In 2018, Sandra Lawson became the first openly gay, Black female rabbi in the world. But her path to rabbinical school was far from traditional.

Gay, Woman and Rabbi: Lisa Edwards

Kirby Goodman, World Union for Progressive Judaism, 09/04/2019

Pioneering rabbi talks her career, progressive Jewish issues.

'Judaism Shouldn't Have to Stay Alive Only Because Jews Are Afraid of Everything Else'

Yair Ettinger, Haaretz, 01/14/2019

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl explains why she changed her mind on Jewish intermarriage, and what it's like to be the face of Judaism for many Americans, while not being kosher enough for Israel.

A Black Orthodox Rabbi Explains How He Navigates Both Racism And Anti-Semitism

Jamie Feldman, Huffington Post, 12/06/2018

MaNishtana’s bio states that he is a writer, speaker, rabbi, playwright and author. It goes on to explain that he is also black, Jewish and Orthodox.

This woman is studying to be the first female rabbi from Uganda

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/26/2018

Meeting Uganda's first female rabbi.

Black, Female and Almost a Rabbi

Isaama Stoll, Jewish&, 11/03/2015

When I was 6 years old I told my parents I was going to become a rabbi.

What Do You Call a Questioning Convert? Rabbi.

Rabbi Kari Tuling, Jewish&, 12/24/2013

Why did you convert?” I have been asked this question many times before, sometimes out of deep interest and sometimes out of polite curiosity. It is a question I am never quite sure how to answer.

Nation’s First Asian American Rabbi Inspires Social Change

Rebecca U. Cho, KoreAm, 12/06/2011

On Friday nights at Manhattan’s Central Synagogue, a crowd of 600 gathers for service, voices unifying in centuries-old songs of worship. Leading the attendees in fluent Hebrew, her passion-laden voice soaring to the tops of the temple, is Korean American Angela Buchdahl.