Historian

Pioneering Historian, Feminist Remembered

Yale’s Paula Hyman pushed for women’s equality within Judaism.

12/20/2011
Staff Writer

A graduate student at Columbia University in 1972, Paula Hyman was part of a dozen Jewish feminists who delivered a manifesto — demanding full equality for women in the practice of Conservative Judaism — to the annual meeting of the Rabbinical Assembly, the movement’s rabbinical group.

Paula Hyman: prolific author and trailblazing Jewish feminist.
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