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Sue Levi Elwell

Sue Levi Elwell

Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell dedicated her career to creating opportunities for Jewish women to learn and take ownership of Jewish rituals.

Sue Levi Elwell

Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell has been teaching and writing about Jewish women’s history and feminist spirituality for the past 20 years. The Founding Director of the American Jewish Congress Feminist Center in Los Angeles,

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sue Levi Elwell." (Viewed on October 25, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/11545>.

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