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Atlanta’s Joshua Lesser named one of America’s ‘most inspiring’ rabbis

Rabbi Joshua Lesser

Rabbi Joshua Lesser from Atlanta’s Congregation Bet Haverim was named by The Jewish Daily Forward as one of America's “most inspiring” rabbis alongside 35 other Jewish spiritual leaders this week.

Lesser is openly gay. Congregation Bet Haverim was founded by lesbians and gays and is now home to a diverse Reconstructionist community.

Amy Robertson, a member of Congregation Bet Haverim, doted on the rabbi in her nomination: