How Miriam Udel, a self-described Hebrew school nerd, became the greatest champion of Jewish children’s stories written by secular leftists.
Our community is better off with men and women serving in partnership with one another, leading the way to a better, more committed community.
Talk about breaking the glass ceiling.
The O.U. will not make a decision until at least mid-October on what to do about congregations that continue to flout its ban on female clergy.
Advocates worry that the OU’s board could vote to expel synagogues with female clergy at its meeting next Wednesday.
Sure, it’s important that an Orthodox woman who uses the title rabbi was hired by a synagogue. But ultimately, the title is only a label. More important is the work that she does, and will do.
A 17-year-old writes a letter to those who would prohibit her from seeking ordination as an Orthodox woman.
The Rabbinical Council of America is prohibiting Orthodox women clergy to ensure “sacred continuity.” Rabba Melanie Landau explains why they are wrong.
The Rabbinical Council of America formally adopted a policy prohibiting the ordination or hiring of women rabbis.
The Forward’s Bob Goldfarb talks with Yeshivat Maharat student Dasi Fruchter about her approaches to ritual, community-building and leadership