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Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf

Played by John Turturro

Rabbi Bengelsdorf is a widowed, conservative rabbi and a transplant from Charleston, South Carolina, where he gained his first synagogue pulpit. Bengelsdorf seizes the reins of history to become a key figure in the emergent Lindbergh administration, despite growing opposition within the Jewish community as a whole.