beit midrash

Why I believe in Women and Their Batei Midrash

Shayna Goldberg acknowledges the challenges facing women's Talmud study but it's still worth the fight.

The Opaque Ceiling Hovering Over Women’s Torah Study: A Reply to Judah Goldberg

Chaim Saiman responds to Rabbi Judah Goldberg on why women's advanced Talmud classes haven't advanced.

A Spirited Quest

Giti Bendheim reflects on her journey within the world of Orthodox women's learning and philanthropy.

Women and Paternalism

Judah Goldberg responds to Chaim Saiman, continuing the discussion on women's higher Torah learning.

Women must learn and lead: A Response to Chaim Saiman

Sharona Margolin Halickman responds to Chaim Saiman on women's leadership.
Sinensky

Supporting Women’s Avodat Hashem Across the Lifespan: Reflections and Recommendations

Tova Warburg Sinensky offers a model for Modern Orthodox communities to help each of its members increase their Avodat Hashem.

Sarah Schenirer and Innovative Change: The Myths and Facts

Did elite rabbinic figures jumpstart Bais Yaakov, or was it a grassroots women's movement? Leslie Ginsparg Klein explains.

Orthodox Women’s Leadership: A Proactive Approach

Malka Simkovich pushes for a proactive approach to Orthodox women's leadership.

“You’ve Always Had the Power”: On Women and Wizards and Rabbis (Oh My!)

Sarah Rindner draws on L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz, and what the classic story says about the role of women in Orthodox Judaism.

Forty Years Later: The Rav’s Opening Shiur at the Stern College for Women Beit...

Forty years ago, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik changed women's Torah education forever. Rabbi Saul Berman tells us how that happened.

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