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Sarah bas Tovim was one of the most prolific authors of tekhines, prayers composed specifically for Jewish women in Eastern Europe. Her work illustrates the deeply spiritual lives of simple women, and sheds significant light on the social history of the shtetl.
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Dr. Henry Abramson
Dr. Henry Abramson earned his PhD in History from the University of Toronto in 1995 and currently serves as Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South.. He has held post-doctoral fellowships and visiting appointments at Cornell, Harvard, Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is the author of several books on Jewish history and thought, He has received numerous awards for his teaching, including the Excellence in the Academy Award from the National Education Association.