WIHL

View previous Meet Rabbanit Elisheva Brauner who just completed her first year as a fellow in the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). Brauner, who has a degree in Jewish Education from Toronto University and studied in a variety of Torah frameworks now lives in Jerusalem with her husband Asher and her children …

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View previous Rabbanit Hila Naor has just completed her third year as a fellow in the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). “After years of studying Torah in different and diverse places, I heard about the WIHL and immediately realized that this was the place for me,” says Naor. “This is the place …

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Jewish Press –Women Scholars Gather for First Seminar on Torah Leadership By  David Israel |  July 24, 2022 A group of 18 women scholars from around the world came to Israel last week to meet face to face and learn together after studying Torah intensively via zoom, in classrooms, and pairs, for over a year. …

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Idit Mevorach-Shaag

View previous Meet Idit Mevorach-Shaag, who just finished her third year as a Fellow in the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). Mevorach-Shaag lives in Jerusalem; she is married to Yair and a mother to Shachar. She possesses a BA degree in Politics and Governance from the University of Ben Gurion. It is …

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View previous Rabbanit Yaffa Aranoff, is finishing her fourth year at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). Aranoff is married to Rabbi Yedidya Sinclair; the couple lives in Jerusalem with their children. Prior to joining the WIHL, she worked as an English speechwriter and engaged in academic studies. “The WIHL is the …

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Avigayil Unterberg Nouriel

View previous Meet Rabbanit Avigayil Unterberg Nouriel, a second year fellow in the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). Unterberg Nouriel made aliya as a young girl with her family from Cleveland, Ohio. Today, she lives in Jerusalem with her husband, Yoni, and their two children Ilan and Shaked. Before coming to the WIHL, …

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Shani Haddad

View previous Meet Rabbanit Shani Haddad, who has just completed her first year as a fellow in the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). A native of Oregon, Shani now lives in Jerusalem with her husband Tal. Although she previously worked in the field of Education, Shani decided to join the WIHL because …

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View previous Meet Rabbanit Tikva Sapira, fourth-year fellow in OTS’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). A resident of Ashdod, Tikva is married to Tzachi and is mother to Uriah Rimon and Kerem. She teaches at the Be’er Ashdod seminary in addition to her studies at the WIHL. “Ever since I was exposed …

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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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View previous Meet Rabbanit Shira Lieberman, first-year fellow in OTS’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL). Shira lives in Tekoa with her husband Dan and three children, Alma, Hallel and Nahar. She came to the WIHL after working in the world of design; the beit midrash was calling to her after three years …

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How do women “speak” halakha? An erev iyyun dedicated to women’s halakhic discoce and perspectives on the Role of Women in the Beit Midrash What do we call a woman who learns halakha – a Rabbanit? Rabba? Rabbi? Why do we seem to get so tongue-tied, so confused trying to figure out the appropriate language? …

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