Francesca Rubinson

Francesca Rubinson (she/her) is a member of the 2020-2021 Avodah Jewish Service Corps, and works at an immigrant justice non-profit in the DC area. A proud graduate of Tufts University, she hopes to continue writing about Edith Stein as she pursues a masters degree at Harvard Divinity School.


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Edith Stein and Me

Edith Stein was a Jewish woman who converted to Roman Catholicism, joined the Carmelite order and was murdered at Auschwitz. Her story raises questions about who is a Jew.


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