Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Debra Newman Kamin

Debra Newman Kamin has since 1990 been the spiritual leader of Am Yisrael Congregation in Northfield, Illinois, the largest Conservative congregation to be headed by a woman rabbi. Rabbi Newman Kamin currently serves on the Executive Council of the Rabbinical Assembly and as President of the Chicago Region Rabbinical Assembly.

Her publications include a chapter in the book Lifecycles, edited by Debra Orenstein.

Married and the mother of three children, she and her family reside in Highland Park, Illinois.

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