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The battle over ritual baths

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Published: 18 June 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Israel's mikveh battles go back to original compromise: special ritual baths for non-Orthodox Jews - Jonathan Lis & Yair Ettinger – Haaretz 13.06.16
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Why Israel’s Mikveh bill is about more than how Orthodox women immerse – Elana Sztokman – The Forward 13.06.16
Israel desperately needs a separation of religion and state. The idea that all-male, ultra-Orthodox decisors of religion should have legal means to control the movements and religious expressions of an entire nation is medieval and frightening in its implications… Orthodox and non-Orthodox feminists should be seeking ways to join forces in opposition to patriarchy rather than retreating into corners.

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April 5, 2016

Israel’s A-G says Mikveh bill unconstitutional
March 22, 2016

When my purity means your impurity
March 19, 2016


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