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Rachel King

Rachel King
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Rachel King, JWA Director of Marketing and Communications.

Rachel King is JWA’s Director of Marketing and Communications. She has been a communications and fundraising professional in Greater Boston for many years, working for a wide range of cultural and educational institutions. She is honored to apply her interest in history, women’s studies, and Judaism to promoting JWA’s innovative work on- and offline.

Blog posts

The Brass Sisters (Cropped)

Recipes for Life

Chatting with Marilynn and Sheila, it struck me how often the word “nurture” and “nourish” came up in our conversation. The Brass Sisters certainly recognize the importance of nurturing others, through food, compassion, and acquired wisdom. I myself felt nourished—by the delicious cake they served me and by their warm, funny stories.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

A Tale of Two Maisels

When it comes to the new Amazon original series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, we are an office divided. The newest series from Gilmore Girls showrunner Amy Sherman-Palladino has a whole lot to love, especially if you love history, Jewish women, and feminism (which we do!). At the same time, this first season pays little homage to the many funny Jewish women that were making waves in comedy before Midge grabbed the mic.

Woman Reading Torah

A Dance on the Bimah

I sensed some apprehension in the sanctuary as we settled into our seats for Rosh Hashanah services. The congregation was experiencing a first: a woman was leading the clergy for the first time in congregational history. Joining her on the bimah was our second rabbi, also a woman. I knew there were some in the congregation who wondered what it would be like to begin this new year without male leadership at the top.

The Little Bride by Anna Solomon

Book Review: The Little Bride

Through evocative rendering of a little-known chapter in Jewish-American history, Anna Solomon’s novel The Little Bride takes us from Eastern Europe to the American West in the story of Minna, a 19th-century “mail order bride.”

Adult Bat Mitzvah

Heritage in Progress

As a Jew by choice, I have for many years found Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) problematic and uncomfortable. Long before I converted, I was drawn to Jewish history. Heritage, however, is another matter.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rachel King." (Viewed on November 17, 2018) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/rachel-king>.

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