Daughters of Abraham

With 11 groups in the Greater Boston area, and several groups in other states, Daughters of Abraham is a growing organization. The majority of the Boston area groups have between 10 and 20 members, and meet monthly to discuss the books they have chosen.


Women activists, academics, advocates, artists, religious leaders and laypeople are forging strategic partnerships and identifying common ground in Greater Boston. Women are emerging as religious leaders in new ways, both within and across traditions, providing new models for relationship building and interfaith engagement. Innovative academic programs are training students to create a more just and inclusive world. Programs for girls and young women are preparing them for their lives as women of faith. Social action groups and cultural organizations unite women around a specific cause or cultural identity. Through each of these streams, women are enriching religious experience, expression, and understanding in Greater Boston. Read full essay