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Susan Weiss

Susan Weiss, Esq. has been actively working to find solutions for the problems of Jewish women and divorce for over 20 years, first as a private attorney, then as the founder and director of Yad L'Isha from 1997-2004, and now as the founder and executive director of the Center for Women's Justice (CWJ). She is also an editor of “The Law and its Decisor” (a quarterly journal published by Bar Ilan University Law School) and has written extensively about Jewish women and divorce, including a recently published book, coauthored with Netty C. Gross-Horowitz, “Marriage and Divorce in the Jewish State: Israel's Civil War.” In recognition of her essential work, Susan has been honored with a number of awards including the Jewel Bellush Israeli Feminist Award (2013), Israel Bar Association Women in Law Award (2009), and La’Isha magazine’s “Alternative Torch-Bearer” Award (2007). Susan also has an MA in sociology and anthropology and is currently completing her doctorate at Tel Aviv University.