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Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder PhD

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder PhD. is the Rabbi-in-Residence at Be'chol Lashon and the editor of the blog Tzeh U'llimad. A culinary historian and mother of two, she lives and meditates in San Francisco. Follow her on Twitter @rabbiruth.

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Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder's Family

Let’s Get Real About Marriage and Parenting

“Being a diplomat is no career for a woman who wants to have a family,” said the consul.

“By the time you’re ready to get married he’ll be married,” said my mother.

“Don’t put off having children,” said the prominent professor.

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder PhD ." (Viewed on October 21, 2018) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/rabbi-ruth-abusch-magder-phd>.

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