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Rebbetzin Feige Twerski

Rebbetzin Feige RespondsRebbetzin Feige Twerski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has devoted her life to Jewish education and Outreach, giving lectures worldwide on a myriad of Judaic subjects. She is a mother of 11 children, and many grandchildren whose number she refuses to divulge. She serves as the Rebbetzin along side her husband, Rabbi Michel Twerski, of Congregation Beth Jehudah of Milwaukee.

Rebbetzin Twerski recently published her book, Rebbetzin Feige Responds: A popular and insightful counselor deals with real-life situations.

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