Bat Kol

For Orthodox Lesbians, A Home Online

Israeli group Bat Kol to launch English website as ‘life-net’ for those struggling with acceptance.

08/17/2010
Staff Writer

 

Like so many newly religious American immigrants to Israel, 20-year-old Sarah Weil immersed herself in Torah studies and the intricacies of Jewish law, learning intently with the strictest chasidic rebbetzins in various Jerusalem seminaries.

 “I desperately wanted to keep Torah and mitzvot and be in the Orthodox world,” said Weil, who made aliyah in 2005.

Talya Lev, left, and Sarah Weil.
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