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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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