The Rabbinical Council of America is prohibiting Orthodox women clergy to ensure “sacred continuity.” Rabba Melanie Landau explains why they are wrong.
A recent story about the rise of Orthodox women posing for sexy bedroom photos ignores the holiness of sex says Rabba Melanie Landau.
When Donald Trump’s top aide Michael Cohen said, ‘You cannot rape your spouse,’ he should have first consulted his law books — and the Talmud.
The fast of Tisha B’Av replete with images of sexual violence is closely followed by Tu B’Av, the Jewish Valentine’s Day. Melanie Landau says the holidays’ proximity offers a lesson in the ability to feel passion while also holding a space for pain.
New York Times’ Judith Shulevitz argues that new proposed affirmative consent laws will harm the accused. But perhaps we should be taking the victims into account.