Barbara Sofer

Barbara Sofer is the Israel Director of Public Relations for Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of the World. She is a columnist for the Jerusalem Post and the Jerusalem Report, and the author of seven  books, the most recent of which is A Daughter of Many Mothers, with Holocaust survivor Rena Quint. She is married to scientist/writer Gerald Schroeder.
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Shabbat: A Day of Rest//

Shabbat Means Being a Candle-Lighter

by Barbara Sofer

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