The trailblazing advocate
October 24, 2013 09:49
Rachel Levmore has spent decades bridging the worlds of Jewish law, academia and social activism in order to help individuals from all walks of life negotiate the difficult process of Jewish divorce.
Leah Ain Globe Memorial Award 521.
‘I still look at myself as just a girl from Brooklyn,” laughs Dr. Rachel Levmore
humbly, sitting down for an interview with The Jerusalem Post.But that
girl has managed some impressive achievements: This past August, Justice
Minister Tzipi Livni appointed her to sit on the State Commission for the
Appointment of Rabbinical Court Judges – the highest-level position a woman can
reach in the country’s religious establishment.