AMAZING GRACE: She is African American, hearing impaired, and a senior citizen. Tirtzah Israel’s path from her Baptist church upbringing to becoming an ordained Chicago rabbi

By George Castle, Special to Chicago Jewish News Fresh from her rabbinical ordination, Rabbi Tirtzah Israel wants to teach healing, dividing her time between a brick-and-mortar base at a synagogue and out in the field. … Continue reading AMAZING GRACE: She is African American, hearing impaired, and a senior citizen. Tirtzah Israel’s path from her Baptist church upbringing to becoming an ordained Chicago rabbi