Religious Feminism in Israel: A Revolution in Process
Publication Date: January 2008
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Spring 2008, pp.20-22.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Orthodox Judaism; Feminsim; Jewish Law (Halacha); Empowerment
Coverage: United States United States
The author discusses feminist trend underway in the Orthodox world, including breakthroughs in women's advanced Jewish education, efforts to transform elements of ritual to fit feminist values, new conceptions of the female body and sexuality, and efforts to expand opportunity for public leadership.