Laura Janner-Klausner

Laura Janner-Klausner is the Movement Rabbi for the Movement for Reform Judaism. She has broadcast on BBC 1’s The Big Questions and is a regular contributor of BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day.
Divine Women in Judaism and the Ancient World
Bettany Hughes’ BBC2 documentary, Divine Women examined the pivotal role of goddesses and women in many religions and asked why these stories have been nearly invisible in the official histories of so many cultures. Here, Hughes, along with Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, focussed on the divine feminine within the Jewish religion and other ancient belief systems. Submerged with layers of ancient Jewish history are feminine aspects of god and rites for women which no longer exist. Discov...