“The Reform Movement’s demand to turn the Wall into a place where men and women pray together is unacceptable to me or to Jewish tradition.”
These spiteful “opponents” are in fact our teammates in the fight for women’s rights in Judaism — even if they do not realize it.
Yair Netanyahu can’t afford to pay a sex worker appropriately, but he can afford several scoops of ice cream.
“My third favorite sister, you guys!” Sarah Silverman exclaimed, welcoming one of her three sisters, the Jerusalem-based Reform rabbi Susan Silverman, to the talk show “I Love You, America.” In a brief, but stunningly specific, discussion on Sarah Silverman’s new Hulu show that aired around Thanksgiving, the sisters spent eight minutes lying on a bed, chatting about tefillin, sex trafficking and being arrested.
“The way things are now, the writing’s on the wall — this is gonna end in bloodshed.”
This Yom Kippur, I long for male leaders who are healing, connecting, and loving.
I was forced to lift my skirt in order to join Women of the Wall in prayer at the Wailing Wall.
The demonstration was organized by liberal movements of Judaism and the Women of the Wall organization.
Jewish writers mostly argued that freezing the plan to build an egalitarian prayer space was self-serving and would alienate Diaspora Jews.
“We must not lose U.S. Jewry, and this proposal is a threat to this support,” another member of Israel’s governing coalition said.