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Rabbi Marla Feldman
Reform rabbi, lawyer, writer, social-justice activist

An accomplished spiritual leader, lawyer, writer, and activist for social justice, Rabbi Marla J. Feldman is the director of the Joint Commission on Social Action of the Union for Reform Judaism and Central Conference of American Rabbis. The Commission on Social Action oversees the work of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in Washington, D.C., which educates and mobilizes the American Jewish community on legislative and social justice concerns. In addition, Feldman directs the Union's Department of Social Action.

Rabbi Feldman received her J.D. from the University of Florida in 1993 and is a member of the Florida Bar. She was ordained by Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in 1985, and received a Master of Hebrew Literature degree from HUC-JIR in 1983. Her articles have appeared in Jewish publications throughout the country. Her modern midrashim have been published in the Journal of Reform Judaism, as well as in several collections.
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