Rachel Adler

Rachel Adler is a professor of Modern Jewish Thought and Judaism and Gender at Hebrew Union College-JIR Los Angeles. She was one of the first theologians to integrate feminist perspectives and concerns into the interpretation of Jewish texts and the renewal of Jewish law and ethics. She is the author of Engendering Judaism, which won the National Jewish Book Award for Jewish Thought, and of many articles.

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Judith Plaskow

Judith Plaskow is the first Jewish feminist to identify herself as a theologian. Deeply learned in classical and modern Christian theology yet profoundly committed to her own Judaism, Plaskow created a distinctively Jewish theology acutely conscious of its own structure and categories and in dialogue with the feminist theologies of other religions.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rachel Adler." (Viewed on January 20, 2020) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/adler-rachel>.


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