Nomi Kaltermann is an Australian lawyer who writes regularly on Jewish life and culture.
By Nomi Kaltmann
In France, women found a school of their own to study ancient Jewish texts
These French Jewish women felt left out. Though France is home to the world’s third largest Jewish community, Tali Trèves-Fitoussi, 29, and Myriam Ackerman Sommer, 25, had no place to seriously study Torah and Talmud with other women. They were looking for rigor, and the few programs organized for Jewish women in the past had…
An uptick in women’s Talmud study – courtesy of Zoom, podcasts and online tools
It is just after 5 a.m. in Perth, Western Australia, when Debbie Posner logs on to the All Daf App to begin her day by studying Talmud. Despite the distance and remoteness of her location – some 11,000 miles from New York City – Posner has no trouble accessing resources to help her study one…
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