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Lisa Kogen

Lisa Kogen is a doctoral candidate in Jewish history at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and the Director of Education at Women’s League for Conservative Judaism.

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Sadie Rose Weilerstein

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Anne Lapidus Lerner

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lisa Kogen." (Viewed on June 20, 2021) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/kogen-lisa>.

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