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Visiting rabbi is ordained in Germany

Rabbi Dr. Walter Homolka, rector of Geiger College, left, ordains Rabbi Alexander Grodensky as Rabbi David J. Fine, right, looks on. Rabbi Grodensky now serves the community of Esch-zur-Alzette in Luxembourg. (Alla Fine)
Rabbi Dr. Walter Homolka, rector of Geiger College, left, ordains Rabbi Alexander Grodensky as Rabbi David J. Fine, right, looks on. Rabbi Grodensky now serves the community of Esch-zur-Alzette in Luxembourg. (Alla Fine)

Rabbi David J. Fine, Ph.D., of Temple Israel & JCC in Ridgewood, was on hand to assist with the ordination of Alexander Grodensky at the Abraham Geiger College in Bielefeld, Germany, on August 31. Rabbi Grodensky studied with Rabbi Fine in Germany and was a student rabbi at TI-JCC, working under Rabbi Fine’s guidance, this spring.

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