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But when her husband, David, got a college degree, she aspired to one of her own.After graduating from a women-only, Orthodox Jewish-friendly program at private Touro College, she went on to Brooklyn Law School, finishing in 2005. 29, 2016, photo, Rachel Freier looks up from her phone while posing for pictures at her law office in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, N. In some ways, Freier has an ordinary background for a newly elected civil court judge: She's a real estate and commercial lawyer who volunteers in family court and in her community, where she even serves as a paramedic.But then there's all the extraordinary about Freier, who starts work in a Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday, Jan.
An appeal for help from boys who had chafed in Orthodox Jewish schools, for example, led Freier to found a program that helps young men get general-equivalency diplomas.(Freier notes that her new post is separate from those tribunals.)Freier, 51, nicknamed Ruchie, started working as a legal secretary after high school.College wasn't customary for Hasidic women, though it has since become more common.Some other Hasidic Jews questioned what she was doing.But they came to realize "I was completely devoted to our religion and our tradition, and this was something I wanted to do regardless," she says."I didn't want to ever be considered someone who was turning away from my community," but rather to work within its structure, she said.