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She [three women] Answers [offer personal reflections about sacred texts of] Abraham  [Judaism, Christianity & Islam.]

 Meet the Writers of She Answers Abraham:

Tziporah is a Jew committed to studying sacred texts in order to discover the universal values expressed in them.  She believes that education can promote greater harmony between people of different faiths. Tziporah holds a B.A. in History of Religions and an M.A. in Jewish Education.  Her most gratifying work is raising three children with her spouse of twenty years. She is the "founding mother" and serves as the managing editor of the blog.

Grace is a Christian whose roots are in the “Bible Belt South.”  She holds a graduate degree in world literatures, with particular interest in religious-themed works.  Grace is active in her religious community, ministering to the sick and serving persons of all faiths.  She is married to a wonderful man who shares her passion for interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Yasmina is a Muslim who is passionate about bringing people of faith together and about uncovering the true face of Islam. She was born in Beirut, where she studied at a secular, French high school and later graduated from the American University of Beirut with a professional degree. Yasmina moved to the U.S. in the early 1990s, where she now lives with her husband and two children.

Yaira is a Jew who believes that honest interfaith engagement is an important part of the connective, healing work so needed in the world right now. Yaira has a BA in English and a MA in Theological Studies. She is married with two boys, and serves as the Associate Director of the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy and Texas Interfaith Power & Light. Yaira is fueled by laughter, gratitude, and sometimes unhealthy amounts of coffee.

Amanda is a Muslim writer, blogger, interfaith activist and technology professional living in Austin, Texas. She currently works full time as the Web & Database Administrator for Mobile Loaves & Fishes, a non-profit organization that addresses the issue of homelessness in the United States.  

LeeAnne is a Christian committed to putting her faith into action for the common good and empowering others of all faiths to do the same. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s in marine fisheries management, although she uses neither in her current role as Executive Director of Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light.