Rabbi Dr Miri Lawrence-Cohen is Lily’s Legacy’s exhibition curator.
Miri Lawrence grew up in a Liberal Jewish home and her family are members of the Liberal Jewish
Community. Miri was ordained in 1992 and has served a number of congregations as Rabbi. Miri has
also worked in Jewish education throughout her career, including establishing a Jewish nursery in
London. Miri is currently Rabbi at Reading Liberal Jewish Community. She recently completed a PhD
examining Judaism in the post-war suburban home (1945-1979), which involved extensive oral
history interviews, focus groups and archival research. She is currently writing a book based on her