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Ronnie Becher

Ronnie Becher is educational director of the Gananu Early Learning Center in Manhattan. Chair of the Women’s Tefillah of Riverdale, she also serves as executive vice president of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. She is a former Wexner Heritage Fellow.

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Women's Tefillah Movement

The Women’s Tefillah Movement grew out of a need for Orthodox Jewish women for more meaningful and participatory roles in prayer services that remain within the boundaries of Jewish law and practice. With the growth of “partnership minyanim,” the number of Women’s Tefillah Groups has diminished somewhat, but they are still important places within Orthodoxy especially for young girls celebrating becoming a Bat Mitzvah.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ronnie Becher." (Viewed on May 29, 2023) <>.


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