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Press Coverage

Selected press coverage: 

The Jewish Daily Forward  October 31, 2014
"A First in the Jewish World"

Jewish Exponent October 31, 2014
Rabbi Deborah Waxman Inaugurated at RRC

Haaretz October 27, 2014
"Reconstructionists name Deborah Waxman first woman president of seminary'

American Jewish Press Association  October 27, 2014
"Rabbi Waxman Inaugurated President"

Jewish Exponent  October 27, 2014
"Waxman Inaugurated as Head of Reconstructionist Rabbinical College"

6ABC Action News TV  October 26, 2014
"Jewish Reconstructionist Movement gets first female (rabbinical) president"

CBS3 Eyewitness News October 26, 2014
"New Leader for the Reconstructionist movement"

Philadelphia Inquirer  October 23, 2014
"Woman makes history at college and in Judaism"

Philadelphia Gay News October 16, 2014
" In history-making move, rabbinical college gets out female prez"

Jewish Exponent October 8, 2014
"We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, But Not Far Enough"

WAMC Northeast Public Radio August 21, 2014
"WAMC’S Alan Chartock In Conversation with Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D."

GO Magazine June 14, 2014
"100 Women We Love"

The Jewish Daily Forward October 9, 2013
"Trailblazing Reconstructionist Deborah Waxman Relishes Challenges of Judaism"

Jewish Exponent October 15, 2013
"Change of Top Leadership at Recon Movement"

Jewish Ledger Connecticut Edition, October 23, 2013
"West Hartford native appointed president of Reconstructionist seminary and congregational union"

JTA (the Jewish Telegraphic Agency) and the Israeli newspaper Haaretz also featured the Forward story prominently.

Read the press release announcing Waxman's appointment to the general public.