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A Short History of the Masorti Movement

Orthodoxy, Reform and Masorti/Conservative Judaism were three responses to the challenge posed to European Jews nearly 200 years ago by the Emancipation. The Conservative Movement was the youngest of the three and began in mid 19th centur...

Posted on 8 January 2013, By Gordon Kay
Sitting seperately

Responsum: There is no mention of any separation in the Temple in Jerusalem throughout the period of the First Temple or most of the period of the Second Temple. Towards the end of the Second Temple period the Sages directed that a women...

Posted on 4 January 2013, By Rabbi David Golinkin