Blu Greenberg

Blu Greenberg is the founding president of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. She was also the Conference Chair of both the first and second International Conference on Feminism and Orthodoxy. She is the author of <i>Black Bread: Poems After the Holocaust, How to Run a Traditional Jewish Household, and On Women and Judaism: A View From Tradition. </i>


Articles by Blu Greenberg

Turning Our Attention Outward

This commentary is provided by special arrangement with American Jewish World Service. To learn more, visit www.ajws.org. At one level, the ...

The Deepest Response of Love

Why Aaron was silent in the wake of his sons' death.

Betty Friedan

An Appreciation.

Why Jews Hang a Mezuzah on the Doorpost

A mezuzah declares: The people who dwell here live Jewish lives.

Eruv & Women

The construction of an eruv in most traditional communities may be a response to the needs of women.

Halakha and Feminism

Traditional Judaism can--and should--embrace feminism to allow for greater equality in Jewish religious life.

Rabbinic and Post-Rabbinic Divorce

Over time the rabbis increased the wife's power in a marriage, yet maintained the absolute right of the husband to grant a divorce.

Divorce in the Bible

Biblical divorce law provided some protection for women by setting limits on a man's absolute power to divorce.

Writing & Delivering the Get

Writing and delivering the get (bill of divorce) is a complicated process requiring experts in Jewish divorce law.

Shopping for Kosher Food

How and where to purchase kosher products.