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Friday, February 15 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Women & Men of the Wall and the Future of Jewish Peoplehood

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The debate about Women of the Wall is raging throughout the Jewish world and is debated at the highest levels of the Israeli government, raising core questions: Who should have authority at the Wall? Should women be able to pray as a minyan and read from the Torah at the Kotel? Is Robinson's Arch acceptable?  Are there other options? Why should Diaspora Jews care? What does it all mean for religious freedom and the soul of Israel? 

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Rachel Sabath Beit Halachmi

Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, PhD is a rabbi and a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and directs its Christian Leadership Initiative. She writes a monthly column in the Jerusalem Post and her articles have also appeared in the Jewish Week, the Jewish Journal and Sh'ma. Rachel teaches and mentors students of HUC-JIR and JTS and speaks throughout N. America. For two decades she directed leadership programs for lay leaders and rabbis... Read More →

Friday February 15, 2013 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Monroe concourse level