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Finding Your Roots reveals the ancestral pasts and family histories of religious leaders Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, and Sheikh Yasir Qadhi. Watch full episode. Episode credits.
I didn’t even know that women could become rabbis, let alone a woman whose mother is a Korean Buddhist! To my surprise, I encountered Angela Buchdahl: the world’s first Jewish-Korean female cantor and rabbi, presiding over one of our country’s largest and most beautiful synagogues in the middle of Manhattan. Continue reading …
Korean-American Rabbi Angela Buchdahl talks with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about coming to terms as a young adult with not looking classically Jewish, and the moment when she realized she wanted to become a Jewish rabbi. Watch video.