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Category Archives: Hirhurim
From Hirhurim: Bar-Ilan University launches Jewish education journal: link Englewood group, synagogue settle dispute: link Female rabbis find field still not level: link R. Eli Shulman (YU rosh yeshiva): Whats Wrong With Giving Women Semicha: link (audio) In Dispute Over … Continue reading
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From Hirhurim: Rabbi Avi Weiss backs off ‘Rabba’ title ‘for sake of peace’: link Should he be the last Chief Rabbi? (chalilah ve-chas!): link Latest issue of Jewish Action: link R. Steven Pruzansky: The Rise of Orthopraxy: link A literary … Continue reading
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Avi Weiss Agrees To Not Ordain Female Rabbis
From Hirhurim: Reform rabbis suggest interfaith couple blessingslink Ancient Cairo synagogue reopened: link Nefesh B
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If Orthodoxy Has Moved Right, Why Are Jewish Women Wearing Pants In Teaneck?
Rabbi Gil Student says that the ordination of a woman by Rabbi Avi Weiss has shaken Modern Orthodoxy like no issue he’s ever seen. He writes: “Good to know that “one source in Rabbi Weiss
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From Hirhurim: In scandals, a wake-up call for Orthodoxy: link Rabbi condemned for ordaining woman: link R. J. David Bleich, R. Adam Mintz and R. Avi Weiss on women rabbis 12 years ago: link Haredi rabbis vs. the Internet, and … Continue reading
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