Bonna Devora Haberman, an initiator of the Women of the Wall movement and a well-known professor at Harvard, Brandeis and Hebrew University, died on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with cancer.
A National Jewish Book Award finalist, the Canadian-born Haberman was the author of Israeli Feminism Liberating Judaism: Blood and Ink and ReReading Israel: The Spirit of the Matter.
Her work in and out of academy fuses critical interpretation of texts and culture with passion for social betterment.
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