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Month: June 2015

Our egalitarian minyan ?>

Our egalitarian minyan

I recently helped start an egalitarian minyan in my community in Israel so I was interested by Avi Woolf’s piece “Jewish Women: Bring on the Sexodus”, which expressed some reservations about the trend for equality in minyan. To start with some pointers to halakhic texts: Rabbi Joel Roth, Rabbi Ethan Tucker, Rabbi David Golinkin, and Rabbi Judith Hauptman have all written or spoken on the subject. The main argument boils down to whether a woman has the same obligation in…

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