Last year at this time, when the pandemic brought tremendous upheaval to Jewish communal institutions the mikveh remained open for use. In this expansive piece, Mijal Bitton and Elana Stein Hain examine the communal response to mikveh during COVID-19, explore the experiences of women who chose to use--or not use--the mikveh during this time, and offer constructive recommendations for the future.
Marking the centennial year since the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Melissa Klapper explores Jewish women's participation in the suffrage movement and the response to women's suffrage across sectors of the Jewish community.
Yaakov Jaffe explains how Biblical grammar and parables come together in Amos to teach us about women's Talmud Torah.
Concluding our series on the recent Siyum ha-Shas, Channa Lockshin Bob wonders: What do we want the next Women's Siyum ha-Shas to look like?
Naamit Sturm Nagel reviews 93Queen, a documentary about Judge Ruchie Frier and the Hasidic women's ambulance corps that she founded.
Malka Simkovich pushes for a proactive approach to Orthodox women's leadership.
Judah Goldberg responds to Chaim Saiman, continuing the discussion on women's higher Torah learning.
Sharona Margolin Halickman responds to Chaim Saiman on women's leadership.
Chaim Saiman responds to Rabbi Judah Goldberg on why women's advanced Talmud classes haven't advanced.
Rabbi Judah Goldberg offers his suggestions to raise the bar of advanced Torah study for women.