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Rabbi Buchdahl On SiriusXM’s Dean Obeidallah Show

Posted February 6, 2017

Rabbi Buchdahl On SiriusXM’s Dean Obeidallah Show

Rabbi Buchdahl joined Dean Obeidallah on his radio show to discuss the recently launched Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council, our moral obligation to stand up for those most vulnerable, and how we as Americans can find connection in a time of deepening discord.

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Rabbi Buchdahl on the Today Show: Is peace possible?

Posted December 22, 2015

As reports of terrorism and intolerance weigh heavily on the holiday season, is peace really possible? TODAY's Hoda Kotb posed the question to three female religious leaders: Rev. Jacqui Lewis of New York City's Middle Collegiate Church, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl of Central Synagogue in New York City, and Muslim peace advocate Sahar Alsahlani.

The High Holy Days: A Season of Reflection & Transformation

Posted August 25, 2015

The High Holy Days: A Season of Reflection & Transformation

With last week's arrival of Elul, the ‪#‎HighHolyDays‬ season is officially upon us. As we begin our own spiritual preparation, Central's clergy team offers a meaningful message about this period of reflection and transformation. Read more

Yom HaShoah at Central

Posted May 2, 2014

Our community gathered on Monday, April 28, 2014 to remember the 6,000,000 men, women and children murdered in the Holocaust. Rabbi Rubinstein, Rabbi Buchdahl, Pastor Derr, Alice Greenwald of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, each reflected on this tragedy. Read more

Video: The Music of Central Synagogue

Posted January 8, 2014

Video: The Music of Central Synagogue

Central Synagogue is widely known for its world class musicians and unique integration of song into weekly prayer. In this video, Senior Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Assistant Cantor Julia Cadrain share their perspective on the significance and power of music in Jewish worship. Read more

Worship at Central Synagogue: Creating Personal Connection

Posted November 21, 2013

Worship at Central Synagogue: Creating Personal Connection

The clergy at Central Synagogue, one of the largest Reform congregations in North America, embrace a unique and thoughtful approach to the worship experience. The result is a thriving community of New York Jews and livestreaming congregants who find deeper meaning through ever-evolving liturgy. This short video offers a close-up look at the thought process that drives our clergy to keep challenging the congregation to find personal connection to worship. Read more