Bonnie J. Morris

Bonnie J. Morris is a women’s history professor and the author of 17 books, including Lubavitcher Women in America, one of the first published histories of Hasidic women in the United States. She earned her doctorate at Binghamton University in upstate New York and has taught at Harvard Divinity School, Georgetown University, George Washington University, and the University of California at Berkeley.

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Hasidic Women in the United States

Hasidic women belong to various sects of Judaism’s most religiously observant and traditional communities. Postwar Hasidism took root and thrived in many U.S. cities; while women remain dedicated to domestic responsibilities, with large family sizes and a high birth rate, many also work outside the home and/or are college-educated religious activists. .


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