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Laura Lieber

Laura Lieber is an assistant professor of classics and religion at Middlebury College (Vermont). She received her rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati and her Ph.D. in the history of Judaism from the University of Chicago.

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Stella Heinsheimer Freiberg

Stella Heinsheimer Freiberg helped found the Reform Movement’s National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods and pushed for the major American Reform organizations to join the World Union for Progressive Judaism. As NFTS president in the 1920s, she advocated for women’s greater participation in the World Union for Progressive Judaism.

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


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