The Special Tensions of Being "The Rabbi"

By Jack H. Bloom

Eugene Borowitz, January 19, 1990

The author argues that rabbis function as symbolic exemplars for their communities, and that they need to be taught how to do this effectively without losing all of their selfhood.

Topic: Congregations and Synagogues, Rabbis, Leadership, Clergy, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.20/no.386

Page Number(s): 41-43

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bloom, Jack H. The Special Tensions of Being "The Rabbi". Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 19 January 1990: 41-43.


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