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  • Photo by Jordyn Rozensky Photography

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Dr. Rachel Brem

Batya Sperling Milner’s recent bat mitzvah was groundbreaking; it was the first held in an Orthodox synagogue in which the Torah portion was chanted from braille. In this episode of Can We Talk?, Batya talks about the highlights of her bat mitzvah and her mother, Aliza Sperling, discusses her groundbreaking scholarship on blind people reading Torah within the bounds of Jewish law.

This Week in History

Senda Berenson
March 22, 1893
Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball," organized and officiated at the first women's basketball game.

Jewish Women, Amplified

March 19, 2019
by Judith Rosenbaum
March 18, 2019
by Yana Kozukhin

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