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JoJo Schwartz Jacobson

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JoJo Schwartz Jacobson is a writer, an artist, and a Higher Ed professional. She is based in Boston, and she has been married to Rabbi Suzie Schwartz Jacobson of Temple Israel since 2012. She is a regular contributor to Jewschool, and one of her most recent projects is Drag Torah, where she puts on wigs and drag makeup and discusses feminist perspectives on the parsha each week in short videos. She believes in sustainably working toward Olam Haba, and she believes in not taking life too seriously.

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Jojo Schwartz Jacobson with Rabbi Rabbi Suzie Schwartz Jacobson

Reimagining ‘Rebbetzin’: On Being a Feminist Rabbinic Partner

Sometimes I wonder if I'm not feminist enough.

I clean the house, and I bake challah, and I complain to my spouse about coming home too late in the evenings. I’m a great rebbetzin––but isn’t a rebbetzin a bizarre and archaic role that enables the patriarchy?

Topics: Rabbis

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