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The New Religious Women

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The New Religious Women by Chen Artzi-Srour  Yediot Aharonot, Shabbat Magazine 23/8/2018 They had been considered an oddity, but what began quietly on social media gave birth to a revolution: religious feminists have evolved into agents of social change.  They speak out against sexual abuse, demand changes in the way the mikveh (ritual bath for …

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Rabbaniyot against the Chief Rabbinate

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Rabbaniyot against the Chief Rabbinate They are Torah scholars who have been studying Torah and halakha for years * But that doesn’t matter as far as the Chief Rabbinate of Israel is concerned, since it will not let them take the rabbinical ordination exam that concerns topics relating to women’s menstrual cycles * “We serve …

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The Torah Doesn’t Belong to Any One Denomination

“Rabbi Riskin: The Torah Doesn’t Belong to Any One Denomination” Rabbi Shlomo Riskin became one of the Chief Rabbinate’s biggest nemeses in 5775. His alternative conversion court is a direct challenge to the religious establishment, and he’s willing to go to the High Court of Justice to defend it. by Yair Ettinger 15/09/2015 “I’m depressed,” answers …

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