Rabbi Bonna Devora Haberman, who died last week, honestly and creatively grappled with Judaism and Israel beocoming a role model for us all, writes Beth Kissileff.
Nigel Savage, the president of Hazon, remembers Bonna Devora Haberman, the founder of Women of the Wall, a woman who was “a beacon and a ground”.
Bonna Devora Haberman, the founder of Women of the Wall, a group pressing for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall, has died.
For the second time in less than two months, a feminist prayer group has succeeded in bringing a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall, in defiance of existing regulations at the Jewish holy site in Jerusalem.
Alden Solovy, a Jewish liturgist, was one of several men attacked last month for helping women read Torah at the Western Wall. This is his message.
A request by Women of the Wall to hold a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony in the women’s section of the holy site was denied.
It’s not often we get an ‘aww’ moment courtesy of Sarah Silverman. The comedian took to Twitter to share a video of her sister, Rabbi Susan Silverman, greeting her adoptive son for the first time.
What inspired Sasha Lutt to become the first female in 25 years to read Torah at the Western Wall? Rita Kashner asks the young trailblazer and her supportive mom.
Defying regulations by Western Wall rabbinic authorities, members of Women of the Wall smuggled a tiny Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Kotel.