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Susan Silverman

Name  Susan Silverman
Role  Rabbi
Spouse  Yosef Abramowitz

Susan Silverman Sarah Silverman39s Sister And Niece Arrested At Jerusalem
Siblings  Sarah Silverman, Laura Silverman, Jodyne L. Speyer
Books  Jewish Family and Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today's Parents and Children
Parents  Beth Ann O'Hara, Donald Silverman
Similar People  Sarah Silverman, Yosef Abramowitz, Laura Silverman

Susan silverman shares her experience with women of the wall


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Susan Silverman is a Reform rabbi and the sister of comedians Laura Silverman and Sarah Silverman. In 1997, she and her husband Yosef Abramowitz co-authored the book Jewish Family and Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today’s Parents and Children. She worked as a congregational rabbi in Maryland and as a Jewish educator in Boston and moved to Israel in 2006.

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Susan and her daughter Hallel Abramowitz are members of Women of the Wall, and in 2012, they were arrested for wearing prayer shawls at the Western Wall. News of this went viral after Sarah Silverman tweeted her support.

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In 2013, Susan was named one of The Jewish Daily Forward's "Forward 50", and the Jewish erotica website Jewrotica.org named her one of the world's ten sexiest rabbis.

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In 2015, Susan was present when, for the first time, some of the Women of the Wall read from a full-size Torah scroll during the group's monthly prayer service at the Western Wall. Torah scrolls at the Western Wall are normally stored in the men’s section, which women are forbidden from entering. But on April 20, a group of male Jewish sympathizers handed a full-size Torah scroll over to Women of the Wall leaders. Some Haredi Orthodox men who had been praying at the Wall attacked the male sympathizers and tried to take the Torah scroll away from the women, but the attacking men were reportedly removed by the police, and the women were able to complete their prayer service. Susan claimed she chased away a man attempting to seize the Torah by threatening to touch him, saying, "I ran towards him with my hands in the air and shouted: ‘I’m a woman! I’m a woman!’ and he ran away because he didn’t want me to touch him."

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Susan lives in Jerusalem, Israel and has five children, two of whom were adopted from Africa.

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She has written articles for MyJewishLearning.com and written the book, Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World, which was published by Da Capo Press in March 2016. She also wrote the piece "Personal Reflection: Becoming a Woman of the Wall", which appears in the book The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate, published in 2016.

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References

Susan Silverman Wikipedia


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