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Lynne Landsberg

Lynne Landsberg had focused her rabbinic career on fighting for social justice, but when a car accident left her disabled, that fight became far more personal.

Maya Leibovich

Maya Leibovich was the first Israeli-born woman to be ordained as a rabbi, the first woman rabbi in the former Soviet Union, and the first woman rabbi to lead a military funeral service in Israel.

Carol Levithan

Carol Levithan converted to Judaism and then threw herself wholeheartedly into its midst, counseling converts and interfaith couples alike.

Joy Levitt

Rabbi Joy Levitt earned high honors as the first female head of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), then continued to shape the movement after her term’s end, through her inclusive approach to both prayer and politics.

Naomi Levy

Both in her writing and from the pulpit, Naomi Levy has drawn upon her own experiences of weathering crisis to give others the tools to survive.

Ellen Lippmann

Ellen Lippmann seeks to include everyone in Judaism through her social justice work. After her ordination by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Lippmann served as East Coast director of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, director of the Jewish Women's Program at the New 14th Street Y in Manhattan, the first social justice chair for the Women’s Rabbinic Network, and co-chair of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, where she is still a board member.

Jane Rachel Litman

In 1989, Jane Rachel Litman became one of the first women rabbis and the first openly LGBTQ person admitted to a rabbinical seminary.  After their ordination by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Litman served as rabbi at LGBTQ-outreach congregations Kol Simcha and Sha’ar Zahav, and lectured at Loyola Marymount College, American Jewish University, and California State University, Northridge where they co-founded its Queer Studies Institute.

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