Sunday, May 13, 2018

Today is International Women's Talmud Day

TALMUD WATCH: Women encouraged to study Talmud with launch of international day of learning. International Women’s Talmud Day will take place on Sunday, May 13 (Simon Rocker, The Jewish Chronicle).
Running in Australia, France, Israel and the United States and backed by the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance and its British branch as well as the New York women’s seminary Yeshivat Maharat, the event is designed to encourage woman to study a text which is still regarded as for men only among the most conservative religious circles.
Related: Why I Started International Women’s Talmud Day (Shayna Abramson, JOFA Blog/The New York Jewish Week).

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