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May 18, 2000
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A woman believed to be the first female Holocaust survivor to become a rabbi is scheduled to be ordained Sunday by the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute for Religion in New York. Helga Newmark, 67, survived the Westerbork, Auschwitz and Theresienstadt concentration camps.

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