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In first, women take official Jewish law tests, but activists say it isn’t enough For now, the state-issued exams represent a purely symbolic victory, granting female Torah scholars formal recognition with no practical significance By Judah Ari Gross | 15 December 2022 A group of 17 women took government-issued exams on Jewish law in recent …

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Historical Moment for Women’s Torah Scholarship In a great moment for Jewish history in general and the history of Jewish women in particular, 13 women from the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) — OTS’s unparalleled, full-time learning initiative for the most outstanding and committed female scholars — are currently preparing to take …

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After two decades, female religious advisers get state recognition and hope for more Government’s plan to pay salaries of female experts on Jewish law is important, says seminary head, but further steps are integral in bringing women into official religious life By Charles Summers | 24 June 2022 The Religious Services Ministry’s recognition of female Jewish …

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Request from the Ministry of Social Affairs: “Equal Benefits for Women Studying Gemara” A cheider of their own: women studying Torah at religious institutes are not eligible for the benefits given their female peers in academia, or to men studying in yeshivas | ITIM applied to the Ministry of Social Affairs demanding that women Torah …

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