Claire Gorfinkel

Claremont’s Interfaith Experiment

In Los Angeles, future rabbis, imams and
ministers will train together.

Staff Writer
08/17/2010

 During her two years of rabbinical studies in Los Angeles, Claire Gorfinkel has sat in all-Jewish classrooms.

This year, some of her classmates will be Methodists.

Gorfinkel, a 65-year-old retiree from a job “in the world of social change” who is studying for the chaplaincy at the Los Angeles branch of the Academy for Jewish Religion, will be part of a historic program that starts in the fall semester.

Academy of Jewish Religion rabbinical student Claire Gorfinkel,
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