“Orthodox Women Launch Book on Jewish Law” – Jerusalem Post

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“Orthodox women launch book on Jewish law”

By JEREMY SHARON
26/06/2014

First ever book of responsa on questions of Orthodox Jewish law written by women certified to serve as halachic decisors was published this week.

In a ground-breaking development, the first ever book of responsa on questions of Orthodox Jewish law written by women who were certified to serve as halachic decisors was published this week and presented to the public.

Idit Bartov and Anat Novoselsky were certified three years ago to render halachic decisions for men and women in all topics of Jewish law after completing Midreshet Lindenbaum women’s college five-year course in advanced studies in the corpus of Jewish law, in addition to passing exams equivalent to the rabbinate’s requirement for men. Click to read more… 

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