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  • Rabbinic group rejects proposal to admit women

    January 13, 2011 | 10:45 am

    A liberal Orthodox rabbinic group in the United States voted down a proposal to admit women members.

    The International Rabbinic Fellowship, founded by Rabbis Avi Weiss and Marc Angel of New York, voted down by what is being called “a close vote” a proposal to admit women as full or...

  • Preaching Tolerance

    By Ronald J. Nessim

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Can religious leaders be devout but not fanatic? Can fervent belief and tolerance coexist? Such questions are hardly academic these days: the results of religious fanaticism now consume headlines, and lives. One set of reassuring answers can be found in the life of Rabbi Benzion...