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Shame Turns to Support

Dianne Cohler-Esses discusses the struggles she has had with her community's standards since choosing to become the first Syrian Jewish female (and the first liberal Syrian) rabbi.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Shame Turns to Support." (Viewed on March 19, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/shame-turns-to-support>.


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