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Are they picking on you?

I appreciate an outstretched hand in a moment of need. Kindness is a necessary building block for a just world. I do not, however, appreciate my voice being minimized because of my gender. I do not appreciate condescension in a moment when I am working to prove myself. 

Decompartmentalizing Jewish and Feminist Identity

In continuing with the Jewish Women’s Archive’s goal of elevating the voices and sharing the stories of Jewish women, I decided to interview and profile Yael Marans, a childhood friend and overall mensch. 

Dianne Cohler-Esses

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Photo of Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, courtesy of Dianne Cohler-Esses.
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Photo of Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, courtesy of Dianne Cohler-Esses.

Pauline Bebe headshot

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Pauline Bebe. Photo by Marie Accomiato.

Pauline Bebe. Photo by Marie Accomiato.

Pauline Bebe

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Pauline Bebe. Photo by Marie Accomiato.

Pauline Bebe. Photo by Marie Accomiato.

Naomi Levy headshot

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Rabbi Naomi Levy, photograph courtesy of Naomi Levy.
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Rabbi Naomi Levy, photograph courtesy of Naomi Levy.

Tina Grimberg headshot

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Rabbi Tina Grimberg. Photo courtesy of Congregation Darchei Noam in Toronto.
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Rabbi Tina Grimberg. Photo courtesy of Congregation Darchei Noam in Toronto.

Laura Geller headshot

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One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States—and the first working rabbi to bear a child—Laura Geller has played an important role in encouraging a higher degree of both tradition and egalitarianism within the Reform Jewish community.

Institution: Rabbi Laura Geller, Beverly Hills, California.

One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States—and the first working rabbi to bear a child—Laura Geller has played an important role in encouraging a higher degree of both tradition and egalitarianism within the Reform Jewish community.

Institution: Rabbi Laura Geller, Beverly Hills, California.

Sharon Brous headshot

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Jill Hammer headshot

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Jill Hammer.

Jill Hammer.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Religion." (Viewed on May 29, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/religion>.

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