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Lila Corwin Berman

Lila Corwin Berman is the Mal and Lea Bank Early Career Professor in Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Penn State University. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University and focuses on American religious history and modern Jewish history. She is currently writing a book that explores Jewish self-presentation in the United States between the 1920s and the 1960s.

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Amy Eilberg

Rabbi Amy Eilberg, ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1985, is notable as the first woman ordained as a rabbi by the Conservative movement. Her multifaceted career as a chaplain, spiritual director, kindness coach, and peace and justice educator has focused on serving as a resource to help others achieve personal, interpersonal and spiritual growth.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lila Corwin Berman." (Viewed on July 28, 2021) <>.


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