by Alice Sparberg Alexiou

Discrimination Against Women Rabbis?

The Rabbinical Assembly of Conservative Judaism (R.A.) has released findings from its first-ever study comparing the careers of Conservative rabbis by gender, though the movement has been ordaining women rabbis since 1985. Thirty percent of all ordained Conservative rabbis since 1985 are women, and the 43-page report noted gender disparities in salary and job advancement, revealing some unforeseen and alarming trends.

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