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  • Debbie Friedman more than ‘folksy’

    To the Editor: Please give Debbie Friedman her due; she was not "folksy." Rather she cut through the institutional stasis that has characterized and been draining the "organized" Jewish community for decades. Why did it take the Reform movement until 2007 to officially recognize this? She didn’t just get congregations to sing, she got Jews… More ▸