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Rabbanit Michal Tikochinsky

Women Learning Talmud

Women’s Talmud study has long become a part of our lives, a “non-issue.” What began two decades ago in only small, select circles has become a widespread phenomenon in only half a generation. This development is multifaceted. There has been a boom in numbers – the quantity of women who are exposed today to basic […]

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Torah Reading With A Pointer

The Feminine Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh – Women’s Reward Rosh Chodesh is the time of renewal of feminine spiritual role, as is described by the Midrash: “Aharon said to himself: If I ask for silver and gold, they’ll bring it immediately. I know what I’ll tell them, “Bring me the earrings of your wives and children, and their idea […]

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Handcuffed Woman

Evaluating Solutions for Agunot and Get Refusal

The Beit Hillel conference on Agunot and Get Refusal took place on November 13, 2013 at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Scores of the organization’s rabbis and rabbaniyot participated in the conference in order to study the issues and to weigh various solutions to this problem that were presented at the conference. Senior rabbinic figures […]

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