Historic JOFA-Kolech Meeting of the Minds
Though the conclusion of Sukkot occurred earlier this week, our friends at JOFA co-manifested such a milestone event with such potential, far reaching effects, we wanted to share this happening with you, our readers...
The notion of the “big tent” took on a whole new meaning in the world of Orthodox feminism this week as leading Orthodox women from Israel and North America gathered in the Sukkah of Dr. Hannah Kehat, founding director of the Kolech Religious Women’s Forum, to examine gender issues facing the Orthodox communities around the world. The meeting was the first of its kind in which Orthodox feminist leaders from the two countries of Israel and the United States met for the purpose of exploring their common agenda and toying with ways to make Orthodox feminism a more cohesive international movement. Participants left with an eager energy, earnestly anticipating next steps.
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Staff, JOFA. "Historic JOFA-Kolech Meeting of the Minds." 16 October 2012. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on September 1, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/historic-jofa-kolech-meeting-of-minds>.