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  • Rabba Sara speaks

    On Sunday morning, Rabba Sara Hurwitz had her first chance to address the world at length following the recent controversy over her title. (For a quick primer, see here.) If I had to come up with a headline, it’s probably Hurwitz’s statement that, if a title is going to get the community all riled up,… More ▸

  • Backing down on ‘rabba’

    To the Editor: It is sad that in the very week of another pioneering JOFA conference, one of the strongest defenders of rights for women in the Orthodox community should have been cowed into submission. Rabbi Weiss, ever a resolute leader, who was prepared to stand up to Soviet authorities when others thought him too… More ▸