The rabbis of the Talmud designated specific female roles and activities, and were wary of women's nature, but they also tempered biblical laws that caused hardships for women.
Women & Feminism
Contemporary Jewish feminism has made its impact on all of the major denominations of Jewish life.
How much do you know about these prominent women in Jewish history?
The first Jewish woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
How the lives of Ethiopian Beta Israel women changed when they made aliyah to Israel.
Mizrahi feminism is often described as an intersectional feminism that focuses mainly on the struggle against gender and ethnic oppression.
I did not have Simchat Torah this year. Bold statement, right? Some of you are probably thinking that I must ...
Gender & Sexuality
Most traditional Jewish sources condemn trafficking and prostitution, but some of the messages are mixed.
Born in Ukraine and raised in America, she became Israel's first and only female prime minister.
Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.
After two difficult divorces "chained" her, an Orthodox mom finds a way to protect her freedom.
Being a woman on Simchat Torah is hard for me, but not for the reasons you might think.Maybe I am ...