Adinah S. Miller

Adinah S. Miller is studying for her Ph.D. in Jewish history at Yale University, where she received her M.A. in 1996. In 1991 she earned her B.A. in history, with a concentration in feminist and gender studies, from Haverford College. She taught Jewish history and Bible at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union, New Jersey, of which she is a graduate.

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