There is more than one way to look at the battle between Israel’s Chief Rabbinate and Efrat’s rabbi, Shlomo Riskin. The story itself is simple: Riskin is 75 years old. He is also a relatively moderate Orthodox rabbi – that is, if you discount his embarrassing comment comparing...
Tag: Israel Rabbinate
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December 24, 2012 | 8:13 am
Rachel Cohen Yeshurun, board member of Women of the Wall, posted two comments at the end of my recent article on WoW (Women of the Wall and supporters: you have four options to choose from). In her comments she respectfully disagreed with me – and I found them worthy of reading and...
May 30, 2012 | 11:09 am