Deal with RCA means only one ‘rabba’ will exist; Orthodox feminists ‘saddened’ over development.
On the eve of a conference marking the expansion of leadership roles for women within Orthodoxy, the trend’s most prominent rabbinic proponent has, amid intense criticism, backtracked from his near-ordination of female rabbis.
On eve of JOFA conference, younger women eschew exclusive services for ‘partnership’ minyanim.
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I consider myself a feminist, but when it comes to prayer, every morning I recite the ritual blessing thanking God “who has not made me a woman.” (At least I say that one softly, and with a tinge of guilt and confusion.)