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Hershel Finman

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Herschel Finman has been involved in Jewish outreach for close to 30 years. For the last 20, Rabbi Finman has lived in Oak Park, Michigan, with his wife Chana and seven children. He is the coordinator of the Detroit Jewish Judicial Seminar, an adjunct professor of philosophy at Oakland Community College, and professor of Judaic studies at Michigan Jewish Institute.
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