Women's Learning

“I wasn’t even aware that the fact that I am a girl was a factor to consider…”

  OPINION At 17, I’m the youngest woman to complete the seven-plus year study of the Talmud HILA SCHLAKMAN | JANUARY 10, 2020 12:59 PM EFRAT (JTA) — I didn’t start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi) at age 10, I …

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Hila Schlakman finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet

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Hila Schlakman finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet “With the fuel each page gave me to learn the next, I can truly say it’s an endeavor which brought me so much, and I look forward to starting the next cycle,” said the 17-year-old from Efrat. January 6, 2020 / JNS  As …

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Orthodox women seek bigger role as Jews end Talmud cycle

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Orthodox women seek bigger role as Jews end Talmud cycle By ILAN BEN ZION | January 7, 2020 JERUSALEM (AP) — As Orthodox Jews worldwide conclude a grueling marathon of daily Talmud study, a growing number of Israeli women have joined the effort, spotlighting collapsing gender barriers in the male-dominated community. Over the past week, …

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Women Assume the Mantle of Leadership

  WOMEN ASSUME THE MANTLE OF LEADERSHIP Women are increasingly being heard and taking on fresh roles in observant Judaism, particularly in Israel – naturally bringing Orthodoxy toward a renaissance. BY SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL –  JUNE 7, 2018 | Jerusalem Post Magazine Women’s voices have been generally missing from the great Jewish discussion that takes part within our …

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