Letters to the Editor Glen Garcia
Anyone who knows the history of the labor and Progressive movements in
this country, especially during the period of the late 19th and early
20th centuries, knows that the Jewish community was deeply involved in
liberal, progressive causes in this country, right through to the civil
rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
For the first time in OKC history, both its congregational rabbis are women.
News Greg Horton
When Vered Harris became the rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel, only the
fifth in its 109-year history, the arrival also proved historical for
another reason. It marked the first time in metro history that its only
two congregational rabbis are women. Harris’ colleague, Abby Jacobson,
is rabbi at Emanuel Synagogue.