Gerson D. Cohen

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Gerson D. Cohen was a Jewish historian, a Conservative rabbi, and the Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America from 1972-1986. He was born in New York in 1924. He was especially known for ordaining the first female rabbi in Conservative Judaism in 1985.[1]

Cohen died in New York in 1991.


  1. ^ Goldman, Ari L. (August 19, 1991). "Gerson D. Cohen Is Dead at 66; Ex-Chancellor of Jewish Seminary". The New York Times.