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Mara Benjamin

Mara Benjamin

Religious Studies

In the fall of 2017, Mara will become the Irene Kaplan Leiwant Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Mt. Holyoke College.  Her second book, The Obligated Self: Maternal Subjectivity and Jewish Thought (forthcoming from Indiana University Press) investigates the religious dimensions of caring for young children in the context of Jewish thought and tradition.