Lauren B. Granite

Lauren B. Granite received her Ph.D. in sociology and the anthropology of religion from Drew University. Granite has been a visiting fellow at the University of Maryland’s Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies and an adjunct professor at the American University and at Drew. Her dissertation was “Tradition as a Modality of Religious Change: Talmud Study in the Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women.”

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Bais Ya'akov Schools

Bais Yaakov is a network of schools and youth movements for Orthodox girls, which was founded in Krakow, Poland, in 1917 and grew into a system of hundreds of schools in Poland and beyond. It quickly rebuilt after the Holocaust and thrives today in Orthodox communities around the world.

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