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Miriam Kosman

Miriam Kosman is an international lecturer for Nefesh Yehudi, and teaches Jewish thought to hundreds of Israeli university students on a weekly basis. She is the author of the book Circle, Arrow, Spiral, Exploring Gender in Judaism. Her book is available on Amazon. To read an excerpt and learn more about her book, visit MiriamKosman.com.

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