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Brenda Bacon

Brenda Bacon is the director of the M.A. program in Jewish education at the Schechter Insitute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, where she teaches courses on  feminism and on curriculum in Jewish education. Her research focuses on learned Jewish women, as well as well as on attitudes to Jewish tradition as reflected in Israeli curricula. Among her publications are "How Shall We Tell the Story of the End of Beruriah?", which appeared in Nashim.

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Rayna Batya Berlin

Born into a family of distinguished lineage, whose members were the intellectual and spiritual leaders of Lithuanian Jewry, Rayna Batya Berlin, like the men in her family, viewed Torah she-bi-khetav: Lit. "the written Torah." The Bible; the Pentateuch; Tanakh (the Pentateuch, Prophets and Hagiographia)Torah study as the loftiest means of worship of God.

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