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Ruth Raisner

Ruth Raisner is a writer and editor at Dorot, a Manhattan-based organization offering intergenerational programs and services for the elderly. She has edited publications for AMIT and Yeshiva University. Raisner received her B.A. from Barnard College.

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Founded in 1925 by Bessie Gotsfeld to create vocational schools for religious girls in Palestine, AMIT is now the largest religious Zionist organization in the United States and has a significant presence in Israel.

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