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Judaism-Conservative

Paula Hyman

Paula E. Hyman, a founding member of Ezrat Nashim, was the Lucy Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History at Yale University and president of the American Academy of Jewish Research. She also served as the first female dean of the Seminary College of Jewish Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Sally Gottesman

Sally Gottesman’s bat mitzvah experience influenced almost all areas of her adult life – it made her believe that change was possible in the Jewish community, and today she is a management consultant to not-for-profit organizations, working primarily in the Jewish community with organizations such as American Jewish World Service, Tzedek Hillel, and The Hebrew Free Loan Society.

Amy Eilberg

Rabbi Amy Eilberg is the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. She was a co-founder of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, where she directed the Jewish Hospice Care Program.

Tamara Cohen

Tamara Cohen is a Jewish feminist writer, activist and educator. She currently works as the Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs at the University of Florida and the once-a-month Spiritual Leader of the Greater Washington Connecticut Coalition for Jewish Life.

Paula Hyman

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Paula Hyman, celebrated social historian, Jewish feminist, and founding member of Ezrat Nashim.

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Paula Hyman, celebrated social historian, Jewish feminist, and founding member of Ezrat Nashim.

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Sally Gottesman

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Organizational leader Sally Gottesman.
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Organizational leader Sally Gottesman.

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Amy Eilberg

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Rabbi and co-founder of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, Amy Eilberg. Eilberg was the first woman rabbi ordained by the Conservative Movement.

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Rabbi and co-founder of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, Amy Eilberg. Eilberg was the first woman rabbi ordained by the Conservative Movement.

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Nina Beth Cardin

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A Rabbi, writer, and director of Jewish Life at JCC in Baltimore, Maryland, Nina Beth Cardin also founded the Jewish Women's Resource Center.

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A Rabbi, writer, and director of Jewish Life at JCC in Baltimore, Maryland, Nina Beth Cardin also founded the Jewish Women's Resource Center.

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Ezrat Nashim's "Jewish Women Call for Change," March 14, 1972

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Ezrat Nashim's "Call for Change," presented to the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement on March 14, 1972. View PDF.
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Ezrat Nashim's "Call for Change," presented to the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement on March 14, 1972. View PDF.

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Letter from Irving Rachlin, Sally Gottesman's Grandfather, May 1975

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Letter from Sally Gottesman's grandfather, Irving Rachlin, to her parents, regarding Sally's Bat Mitzvah, May 1975.
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Letter from Sally Gottesman's grandfather, Irving Rachlin, to her parents, regarding Sally's Bat Mitzvah, May 1975.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Judaism-Conservative." (Viewed on February 7, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/judaism-conservative>.

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