How do you feel about the Rabbinical Council of America’s position on women as rabbis? The RCA has adopted a policy banning the ordination or hiring of women rabbis.
Talia Lakritz has an awesome response with this original song that makes a some solid points – including that the Orthodoxy needs more women leaders, and that great Orthodox Jewish women leaders already exist.
With “just a hunch” that this new policy is more about “nasty politics” than anything else, Talia shows how we can find creative ways to stand up for what we believe in.
You can sign the petition supporting Orthodox women in leadership roles here.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 18 Things Orthodox Jewish Feminists Are Tired of Being Told
- We Have a Women’s Leadership Problem – And It’s Not for the Reasons You Think
Talia Lakritz is an Editorial Intern at The Jewish Week, singer/songwriter, and YouTuber. Check her out on Twitter @nerdwithavoice.
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