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Role Models

We look to trailblazing rabbis to inspire us—but who inspires them? One rabbi considers her mother’s surprisingly rich and varied life; another was inspired by her spiritual foremother, Regina Jonas; while a third describes the moment when she realized she’d have to completely overhaul the framework her male colleagues used.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Role Models." (Viewed on March 18, 2019) <https://jwa.org/rabbis/themes/role-models>.


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