Gender Equality Prize for an Orthodox Rabbi

In Israel, Moshe Levi, 26, received first prize in an essay contest on gender equality sponsored by, among others, the women’s organization Na’amat Israel. In his essay, Levi advocates more flexibility in interpreting halacha, saying Jewish law should be influenced by real life to improve women’s status.

Continue reading this article…

Already a subscriber? Log in above to keep reading. Or subscribe now for immediate access to the complete digital and print editions, plus exclusive online access to Lilith's back issues.