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Documenting the life story, inspiring personality, and scholarship of Nehama Leibowitz, a recipient of the Israel Prize in Education, this biography discusses her strong views on issues such as Zionism, humanism, and feminism, as well as the influences that shaped her. The book also examines her pioneering approach to the study of the Hebrew Bible and the commentaries that ...more
Hardcover, 607 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Urim Publications (first published January 1st 2009)
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Nehama Leibowitz: Teacher and Bible Scholar, by Yael Unterman, is an extremely well-documented book encompassing the varied facets of the life of Nehama Leibowitz.

She was in the forefront of women Torah teachers, and influenced not only Jewish individuals worldwide, but also those who were not Jewish. People flocked to her, and could not get enough of her teachings. Whoever wanted to learn was given the opportunity to learn. In her eyes, everyone was equal.

From the cab drivers to the janitors to
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She was a fascinating woman and scholar. Now I'll have to reread the Studies in light of what I know now.
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Yael Unterman grew up in the UK and now resides in Jerusalem. After high school she moved to Israel to pursue advanced Jewish studies, and went on to earn a BA in Psychology and MAs in Jewish History and Creative Writing. She lectures worldwide and has published in a variety of forums.

Her first book, Nehama Leibowitz: Teacher and Bible Scholar (Urim) was nominated finalist in the 2009 National J

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