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A revolution within Orthodoxy?

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Sukkot prayer at Shira Hadasha Orthodox synagogue Jerusalem. (Michal Fattal)

Published: 7 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Can Rabbi Landes’ newly ordained female rabbis upend Israel’s Orthodox status quo? – Elhanan Miller – The Forward 02.08.16
Rabbi David Landes: ‘The logic of Judaism has always been meritocratic. There have always been women scholars in all Jewish communities, east and west, even if just a few. The rising level of [female] scholarship will lead to a sea change. It’s inevitable.’
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Is Orthodox Judaism on the verge of an historic schism? – Yair Ettinger – Haaretz 27.07.16
In recent years, the Orthodox world in Israel and abroad has witnessed a mass revolt that aims to undermine the rabbinical establishment and bring Orthodoxy into the modern era.

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