How ‘Moderate’ Ultra-Orthodox Aid And Abet Extremism In Israel

How ‘Moderate’ Ultra-Orthodox Aid And Abet Extremism In Israel

What was once called “extremism” is the new normal. It is not, as Shafran writes, a phenomenon of a small group of “outliers” who throw things or call people names, while the majority “fully embrace all Jews, including those estranged […]

Continue Reading

Podcast: Agunot. What is the issue? Is it a big deal? What can be done?

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading