Yeshiva Maharat

History, yes. Respect, well …

06/19/2013
Special To The Jewish Week
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A rose by any other name, wrote Shakespeare, would smell as sweet. A rabbi by another name is an infinitely more complicated matter.

Maharat Hired At DC Shul, With Help From JOFA Leader

05/17/2013
Assistant Managing Editor

One of the first three graduates of Yeshiva Maharat will serve in a clergy position at an Orthodox congregation in Washington, D.C., thanks to a grant from a board member of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance.

Ruth Balinsky Friedman will serve as a spiritual teacher at National Synagogue. Yeshivah Maharat photo.

Maharat Ordination Not Kosher, Says RCA

05/08/2013
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While encouraging advanced learning of halacha for Orthodox women, the Rabbinical Council of America says the upcoming ordination of three women at Yeshiva Maharat in Riverdale is a “violation of our mesorah (tradition).”

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