We’re Podcasting!

We are very exited to announce that we have teamed up with Jewish Coffee House and have begun a podcast series that we hope will give further our work depth and reach, as well as a new level of familiarity […]

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This #NoAgunahDay, Let’s #GettProactive

This #NoAgunahDay, Let’s #GettProactive

Too often, we speak of the plight of the agunah as if it were an inevitable, albeit tragic, fact of life. Like cancer or a natural disaster, we are passive in the face of this devastating misfortune. It could happen […]

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Replacing the Torah with Chaos: The Chief Rabbi seeks to undo a divorce

Replacing the Torah with Chaos: The Chief Rabbi seeks to undo a divorce

Calling into question a divorce that has long been in effect has serious, and potentially devastating, ramifications for real people. Beyond the fate of this one woman. Rabbi Yosef’s actions are dangerous in the extreme for halachic Judaism as a […]

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Do Women Matter in the Mikveh?

Do Women Matter in the Mikveh?

At Monday’s Knesset debate on the Mikveh Bill, those in attendance were treated to mansplaining on an institutional level, some serious political games and, possibly, a bit of fraud. Background In Israel, what a woman does in the mikveh is […]

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Pruz-Bull*

Pruz-Bull*

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There is nothing new about people sharing vitriol on the internet. Inflammatory language and free-range bigotry seem to be the order of the day, especially when it comes to such charged topics as gender, religion, race or politics. We roll […]

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Agunah Day 2016

Agunah Day 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For International Agunah Day, Chochmat Nashim launched a visibility campaign, highlighting agunot and former agunot. We asked these women to take selfies holding signs that note the number of years they were denied a get (Jewish writ of divorce), their […]

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