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Uncovering Women’s Lives in the Cairo Geniza

In his monumental work, A Mediterranean Society, S.D. Goitein devoted an entire chapter of Volume III to “The World of Women”. This was an unusual step for any Jewish historian, but Goitein was truly an unusual scholar. He had studie...

Posted on 23 November 2017, By Masorti Judaism
How to be human

I’m currently completing a PhD thesis on the topic of Jewish social justice education. I was fascinated by the proliferation of social justice campaigning and educational work all over the Jewish world, and by the surprising absence of ...

Posted on 16 November 2017, By Matt Plen
Not Your Average Day Job

Zahavit Shalev and Natasha Mann Zahavit Shalev and Natasha Mann are Masorti Judaism’s two rabbinic students. They will add to a growing pool of female rabbis within the Masorti movement, and are already contributing to the community in ...

Posted on 16 November 2017, By Naomi Minsky