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November 16, 2000
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Rabbi Alexander Schindler, a leading figure in the Reform movement who championed the rights of women and gays in Jewish religious life, died at the age of 75. Schindler, who served as president of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations from 1973 to 1996, supported patrilineal descent and worked to include intermarried couples in the Jewish community.

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