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By Jared Wilson, Reporter
ODESSA, TEXAS - For most religious congregations having a full time leader is a standard occurrence, yet for Temple Beth El in Odessa, the temple has often had to make do with the exact opposite.
Former Rabbi Holly Cohn was instilled as the full time rabbi in July of 2012 but has since left the temple and with the High Holy Days on the horizon, congregants and temple leaders knew something must be done.
Enter Rabbi Jordan Parr. Parr is from Detroit but has spent most of his life in the south and settled in Dallas in 2008. Parr said that he learned of the part time gig at a conference and decided to give it a shot ...
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