Jewish Women Make News

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Blu Greenberg, author, teacher, and founder/president of Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, named in Women’s Enews’ 2003 list of 21 “Leaders of the 21st Century.” Greenberg, a tireless activist whose causes include the plight of agunoth, told Womens Enews that she looks forward to the advent of Orthodox female rabbis.

Dr. Bernice Graftstein, the Weill Cornell professor of neuroscience, in New York City, for her Mika Salpteter Lifetime Achievement Award which she received this winter This award honors an individual with outstanding career achievements in neuroscience, who has also significantly promoted the professional advancement of women within the field.

Dr. Grafstein, long an advocate for women scientists and an acknowledged role model for many of her women students and colleagues, was the first woman to be elected President of the Society for Neuroscience.