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  • Israeli Chief Rabbinical Council OKs eulogies by women

    June 12, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Israel’s Chief Rabbinical Council ruled that woman can deliver eulogies at funerals, but that it is up to the community rabbi to decide on a case-by-case basis.

    The ruling was issued last week in response to a request by Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat, head of a Knesset...