Toba Spitzer

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Rabbi Toba Spitzer became the first openly lesbian or gay person chosen to head a rabbinical association in the United States in 2007, when she was elected president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association at the group's annual convention, in Scottsdale, Arizona. [1]

Spitzer leads Congregation Dorshei Tzedek in West Newton, Massachusetts. [1] She is the author of God Is Here: Reimagining the Divine (2022). [2]

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  1. 1 2 Radin, Charles A. (2007-03-13). "First openly gay rabbi elected leader". The Boston Globe.
  2. "God Is Here". Macmillan. Retrieved 2022-02-18.