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Malka Puterkovsky in Her Own Words

There is an interview (Hebrew) with Malka Puterkovsky, the author of the recently published book on halakhah, in Israel Hayom. The interviewer, Emily Amrusi, asked Puterkovsky many questions and these are some of her comments and answers. “I am not beholden to any institution, program or training. I went the entire way with excellent teachers, […]

TV Program with Rabbi Shlomo Goren

Below is a video of the Israeli TV program חיים שכאלה that featured Rabbi Shlomo Goren. I am not sure what year it is from. The video is in Hebrew.

Partnership Minyans in Israel

Last year in Haaretz Vered Kellner wrote an article about the difference between Partnership minyans in Israel and America. She claimed that the number of Partnership minyans in Israel seems to be increasing, while in America this doesn’t seem to be true. My question–and I have been bothered by this issue for some time–is why […]

More From the Religious Feminist Scene in Israel

I have written before about different trends in Israeli religious feminism, and for those who will be in Jerusalem tomorrow there will be a day of learning at Beit Morasha sponsored by the Facebook group Halakhic Feminists. It will be possible to watch the proceedings live on their Facebook page, and they intend upload the […]

Discussion of New Book on Gush Emunim

Tomer Persico has posted the audio (Hebrew) of an evening dedicated to discussing a new book on Gush Emunim by Gideon Aran. Persico’s review of the book can be found here (English) and here (Hebrew), while one by Yair Sheleg is here (Hebrew).

Videos of Israeli Religious Feminists with a Sense of Humor

Recently there was a evening sponsored by the Facebook group אני פמיניסטית דתיה וגם לי יש חוש הומור (“I am a Religious Feminist and I Also Have a Sense of Humor”), and you can read a number of media reports about the conference. This group has generated lots of discussion, both on Facebook and in […]

Shmuel Eliyahu as the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem

There are more press reports (Hebrew) about support coming from the mayor of Jeruslaem Nir Barket for Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu as the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, or, one of the Chief Rabbis of Jerusalem. The elections for a new chief rabbi of Jerusalem have been on hold for quite a long time, although if the […]

A Tale of Two Simhat Torahs

Israel Hayom has an article (Hebrew) by Emily Amrusi about this most recent Simḥat Torah in Israel. Here are a few sections that I translated: When I was in my early twenties I also tried. I asked that they pass the Sefer Torah to the women’s section, that we be able to dance with it, […]

Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef on Withdrawing from Territories

As a result of both Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef’s illness, may he recover and live until 120, and the appearance of Shas MK Yitzhak Vaknin at the J Street Conference, a number of people have been speaking about Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef’s responsum on withdrawing from territory that has been captured/liberated (whichever you prefer). See for example […]

The Ninth of Av as a Day of Celebration

Moshe Benovitz of the Schechter Institute has a thought provoking post about Tisha B’av and Yom Ha’atzmaut. Both the Bible and rabbinic literature do single out a number of days, and one day in particular, as the day on which to celebrate the restoration of the land of Israel and the holy city of Jerusalem […]

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