Rabba Hurwitz Online

Since last February when the creators of MAKERS launched their website to spotlight the women who’ve changed the face of America and the world, quite of few of these trailblazers turn out to be Jewish.

Among the MAKERS are Ruth Bader Ginsburg of course and Barbara Walters. There’s Madeleine Albright (a latecomer to be sure but we’ll take her) and Nora Ephron, whose recent passing left the world with a serious irony deficiency.

And now, as of last month, there’s a new Jewish MAKER: Rabba Sara Hurwitz.

Unlike those other four, Rabba Hurwitz is hardly a household name. Few Americans—I’d wager few Jews—have ever heard of the 34-year-old mother of three. Certainly most don’t know from the title “Rabba,” a term coined by Hurwitz’s mentor Rabbi Avi Weiss.

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