by Helen Leneman

The Cantors Assembly Convention: A Spy Story

I attended my first Cantors Assembly convention in the Cat-skills this May with some trepidation. 1 knew that the group would be primarily composed of men; I also knew that the Assembly (composed mainly of Conservative cantors) does not admit women as members, though women are free to attend meetings. Aware that a vote was to be taken on the issue during the convention, I wanted to know more about the reasoning behind this exclusion.

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