FORA.tv Speaker - Sara Hurwitz
Rabba Sara Hurwitz is a member of the Rabbinic staff at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale in the Bronx. She also serves as Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first Orthodox school to confirm women as Spiritual and Halakhic leaders. Holder of a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University, Rabba Hurwitz graduated from Drisha's 3-year Scholars Circle Program and studied for 5 years under the supervision of Rabbi Avi Weiss. She also helped to create JOFA's Gender and Orthodoxy Curriculum Project.
Named as one of the Jewish Week's "36 under 36", Hurwitz was also chosen as a top pick in the Forward50 most influential Jewish leaders and as Newsweek's 50 most influential rabbis. She is also a Bikkurim fellow.
07.29.11 | 01:05:17 min
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