Remembering Dr. Alice Shalvi (z”l)

JTS mourns the death of Dr. Alice Shalvi (z”l), an innovative educator, social activist, and feminist. Dr. Shalvi received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from JTS in 1999 and later went on to win the Israel Prize in 2007. Upon receiving this great honor, the Israel Prize judges called Dr. Shalvi “revolutionary and courageously trailblazing, with intellectual integrity and long-term vision.” You can read the full commencement citation about Dr. Shalvi here.