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Karla Goldman

Karla Goldman is the Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan where she directs the University's Jewish Communal Leadership Program. She is the former Historian in Residence of the Jewish Women's Archive and author of Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism.

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Rebekah Bettelheim Kohut

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Karla Goldman." (Viewed on June 18, 2019) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/goldman-karla>.

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