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Women's Studies

Judith Rosenbaum

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Judith Rosenbaum.
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Judith Rosenbaum.

Rabbi Ovaid Yosef

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Rabbi Ovaid Yosef
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Rabbi Ovaid Yosef

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Anne Lapidus Lerner

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Profeesor, author, and the first woman vice chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Anne Lapidus Lerner (b. 1942).

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Profeesor, author, and the first woman vice chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Anne Lapidus Lerner (b. 1942).

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Women's Studies." (Viewed on February 12, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/womens-studies>.

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