By Joseph Kolakowski
I’m an Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi and I Support Women’s Ordination
A few years ago, I received a call from a Hasidic Rebbe from a small synagogue in Brooklyn. In a mix of Yiddish and Hebrew, the Rebbe asked me, “could you help me write up a semichah [ordination certificate] for a woman?” The question didn’t faze me so much, my only question was “what type…
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