Chana Safrai

Chana Safrai (1946-2008) was a natural linguist who taught at the Hartman Institute, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem, as well as a founder of the Kolech movement for Orthodox feminists. Along with her father, Professor Shmuel Safrai, and brother, Professor Ze’ev Safra, she helped compile Mishnat Eretz Yisrael, a socio-historical commentary to the Mishnah.