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With so many Purim and Shushan Purim activities throughout the network, we had a hard time finding one Photo of the Week! Between all of our schools’ various chessed initiatives and making sure that Israelis from Eilat to the Golan Heights could hear the Megillah, our students, faculty and staff had a very busy – …

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There’s no place like “home”… After spending weeks learning in classrooms or, during lockdown, over Zoom, this week the fellows from the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership finally returned to their beloved, vibrant and inspirational beit midrash at Midreshet Lindenbaum! May the restored sound of women’s voices raised in learning never fade. View …

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Opening Doors for Talented Orthodox Women “WIHL has given me opportunities I never could have imagined.” Rabbanit Shira Marili-Mirvis is a fifth-year student, and the Yael Penkower Fellow at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL).  In addition to giving her access to the highest level of Torah learning, WIHL has provided her …

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Devorah Evron

Ohr Torah Stone supported the early-December strike protesting increasing violence against Israeli women. “We have an obligation to better the world and lead the next generation,” explained Rabbi Brander who participated in the Jerusalem rally with other members of OTS leadership. “It is especially important to deal with these topics in our post high school …

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Sefirat Haomer and Women’s Leadership — Counting towards a New Reality by Rabbi Kenneth Brander – 18/05/2018 “Not only is the teaching of Torah Shebe’al Peh to girls permissible, but it is nowadays an absolute imperative. This policy of discrimination between the sexes as to subject matter and method of instruction which is still advocated by …

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Rabbanit Devorah Evron

  “Shabbat is Meaningful to Everyone” by Rabbanit Devorah Evron  Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  18/1/2018 Over the last few months, Shabbat has evolved from being the Day of Rest to being the focal point of a fiery verbal boxing match. The concept of Shabbat in the Israeli public sphere has remained in the headlines, beginning with the …

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“Why it’s easier to ordain Orthodox women in Israel than the US” by Ben Sales 11/10/2017 JTA — Ever since Rabbi Avi Weiss began training female clergy and appointing them to leadership positions, he’s been mired in controversy. Graduates of his women’s seminary in Riverdale, New York, have been banned from serving as clergy or in …

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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 …

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