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Orthodox Women Making Waves

Tide of Orthodox Women Spiritual Leaders Making Waves in Israel By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy First there was the Matriarch Sarah, who according to the Talmud was a greater prophetess than her husband, Abraham. Then there was Judge Deborah. Later,

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“New Orthodox Rabbanit” – Jerusalem Post

“Israel’s new Orthodox rabbanit speaks of her new role” by Jeremy Sharon 24/8/2016 Carmit Feintuch, the newly appointed spiritual leader for the Ramban synagogue in south Jerusalem, has said she sees a sense of mission in her new position to help

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Celebrating Women’s Graduation

  Martin Lockshin – Opinion “Celebrating Women’s Graduation as Spiritual Leaders” Canadian Jewish News –  18/11/2015 Amid all the troubling concerns about safety and security in Jerusalem, a good news story unfolded here on Oct. 20 at Midreshet Lindenbaum, a post-high school

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Don’t Call Me Rabbi

  Barbara Sofer – The Human Spirit “Don’t Call Me Rabbi” Jerusalem Post –  23/10/2015 An antiquated assumption that women are incapable or unwilling to grasp grand concepts hasn’t quite disappeared, despite the existence of women justices, neurosurgeons, and Google

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WIHL intern to serve Efrat – Jerusalem Post

“Orthodox woman appointed to serve as communal spiritual leader in Efrat” Efrat’s municipal chief rabbi Shlomo Riskin selects Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld in what is perhaps the first appointment of its kind in Israel in the Orthodox world By JEREMY SHARON

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