Laura Shaw Frank

Laura Shaw FrankRegion: Maryland
Honorarium: not listed

Biography:
Laura Shaw Frank is a doctoral student in modern Jewish history at the University of Maryland, College Park and a teacher of Tanach and Jewish History at the Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community High School. She is a founding board member of JOFA and the organizer of the Baltimore Women's Tefillah Group. Formerly, Ms. Shaw Frank worked as a commercial litigator. She graduated from Columbia University School of Law and Columbia College.

Topics:

  • The Legal and Philosophical History of the Agunah Problem in America
  • Women in Halacha - An Examination of Specific Mitzvot
  • The History of Jewish Girls' Education
  • The History of Orthodox Women's Leadership

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