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Religious Movements

Helen Miller Dalsheimer

Helen Miller Dalsheimer took on leadership roles both locally through her synagogue, the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, and on a national level.

Ruth F. Brin

Ruth F. Brin helped transform modern prayer with her evocative writing, translation, and poetry.

Libbie Suchoff Berkson

Libbie Suchoff Berkson was loved by generations of campers as Aunt Libbie, director of Camp Modin for girls.

Nima Adlerblum

Nima Adlerblum’s scholarship and Zionist activism helped shape worldwide perspectives about the land where she was born.

Racie Adler

Racie Friedenwald Adler helped shape a number of Jewish institutions, most significantly the Women’s League For Conservative Judaism.

Shulamis Yelin, Cropped

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Shulamis Yelin, author, teacher and poet.
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Shulamis Yelin, author, teacher and poet.

Rebekah Bettelheim Kohut, cropped

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Rebekah Bettelheim Kohut.
Courtesy of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Bachrach Bros.

Rebekah Bettelheim Kohut.

Courtesy of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Bachrach Bros.

Bonnie Koppell

One of the first women rabbis ordained, Bonnie Koppell became the first woman rabbi to serve as a US military chaplain.

Cindy Gats

Gats served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the US Marine Corps.

Mathilde Schechter

Mathilde Roth Schechter was both an essential support for her husband’s work as president of the Jewish Theological Seminary and a force in her own right as founder of the Women’s League.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Religious Movements." (Viewed on April 30, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/religious-movements>.

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