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Linda Joy Holtzman

On August 1, 1979, Linda Joy Holtzman became presiding rabbi of the congregation Beth Israel in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, making her the first woman to head a congregation in the United States.

Rabbi Holtzman is fitted for a robe shortly after her appointment.
Rabbi Linda Joy Holtzman

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