Carol Weisbrod

Carol Weisbrod is Ellen Ash Peters Professor at the Law School of the University of Connecticut. She is the author of The Boundaries of Utopia, Butterfly, the Bride and Emblems of Pluralism , as well as many articles.

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Law in the United States

Until recently, “law” in relation to the Jewish community meant religious law, but in a “post-emancipation” context, “law” is related to offical behavior, enforcing equal treatment of all groups. For Jewish women who immigrated to the United States, this modern approach afforded them new freedoms, especially under secular as opposed to religious leadership.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Carol Weisbrod." (Viewed on May 23, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/weisbrod-carol>.