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For Emanuel’s Rabbi Hyatt: holiness and pluralism

odds of a newly-minted rabbi — or any rabbi, for that matter — getting a pulpit position in his or her hometown must be staggeringly low. “I don’t think I even realized how rare it was,” says Rabbi Emily Hyatt, who achieved precisely that earlier this year. “You can put in all the effort you want for something like this and it would still be a total accident of fate.” Timing and happenstance worked in her favor, however, and last summer the Denver native began her rabbinical career as the new assistant rabbi at Temple Emanuel, Denver’s largest and oldest Jewish congregation. Four months into her job, Hyatt is already singing the praises of her new professional home and the way Emanuel has welcomed her. […]
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